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There are 180 Rides for Aug 2015
Sat, 1 Aug 2015
Hard Ice Cream Ride
8:00 AM
37 mi, 6 M, 3600 ft
Billy Goat
Shannon/Kennedy,Hicks West,Mt Umunhum
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sat, 1 Aug 2015
Ralph's Breakfast Ride
8:00 AM
12 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Breakfast Ride
We will start at the church on the corner of Hamilton Ave. and Leigh. This is Ralph Coole's breakfast ride that used to start in Campbell. This first Saturday every month is the oldest standing ride in the club. We will head off to Ralph's favorite pancake place in Los Gatos. Bring cash, they do not take any other form of payment. This is a leisurely ride and very social, no one left behind. 01-08-2015 08:00:00 01-08-2015 09:00:00 6 ACTC: Ralph's Breakfast Ride 12 mi, 1 L : We will start at the church on the corner of Hamilton Ave. and Leigh. This is Ralph Coole's breakfast ride that used to start in Campbell. This first Saturday every month is the oldest standing ride in the club. We will head off to Ralph's favorite pancake place in Los Gatos. Bring cash, they do not take any other form of payment. This is a leisurely ride and very social, no one left behind. James Rustermier rustermier@gmail.com 408-972-1689 false DD/MM/YYYY
James Rustermier
rustermier@gmail.com 408-972-1689
Sat, 1 Aug 2015
M&M Rollers
9:00 AM
35 mi, 4 LM-M
Billy Goat
Peach Hill/Ojai,Shannon/Kennedy
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at Prospect HS West parking lot at Prospect Rd and English Dr. in Saratoga. Ride will be led at LM-M pace (13-16 mph) with regroups at top of each hill. We will arrive at the Ice Cream Social in time to socialize with our bike buddies! Link to cue sheet: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/9540820 Please print if you need it. 01-08-2015 09:00:00 01-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: M&M Rollers 35 mi, 4 LM-M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at Prospect HS West parking lot at Prospect Rd and English Dr. in Saratoga. Ride will be led at LM-M pace (13-16 mph) with regroups at top of each hill. We will arrive at the Ice Cream Social in time to socialize with our bike buddies! Link to cue sheet: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/9540820 Please print if you need it. Minh Nguyen minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599 false DD/MM/YYYY
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599
Sat, 1 Aug 2015
Social Climbers
9:30 AM
26 mi, 3 LM
Grizzly Bear
Ice Cream Social
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Start at the Church on Leigh and Hamilton for a goatless but not gutless flat ride. There will be a moderate amount of climbing residential roads as well as Via Montalvo. Here's your chance to build up an appetite and get to know your fellow Ice Cream Socialists. 01-08-2015 09:30:00 01-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Social Climbers 26 mi, 3 LM : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Start at the Church on Leigh and Hamilton for a goatless but not gutless flat ride. There will be a moderate amount of climbing residential roads as well as Via Montalvo. Here's your chance to build up an appetite and get to know your fellow Ice Cream Socialists. Tina Shaner tshaner1@pacbell.net 408-425-3038 (cell) false DD/MM/YYYY
Tina Shaner
tshaner1@pacbell.net 408-425-3038 (cell)
Sat, 1 Aug 2015
Our Favorite Kids
10:00 AM
27 mi, 5 M, 4000 ft
Billy Goat
Fairfax-Bolinas East,Fairfax-Bolinas West,Conzelman
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** You can fly thousands of miles to bike in new places. Today, make an easy drive on commuter free roads to expand your horizons with a short ride on the most northerly local goats. We'll bike in a serene forest and pause on the breath taking Alpine Reservoir dam as we work our way to a turnaround by the cool, calm, Pacific. If you wish, add more miles by summiting Mt Tamalpais. Start/finish at the Fairfax city limit sign on Fairfax-Bolinas Rd. If there is enough time and desire, a stop on the drive back to ride Counzelman, will bring stunning setting sun vistas of the Pacific, Golden Gate and SF. Call/e-mail for more information and carpooling. 01-08-2015 10:00:00 01-08-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 27 mi, 5 M , 4000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** You can fly thousands of miles to bike in new places. Today, make an easy drive on commuter free roads to expand your horizons with a short ride on the most northerly local goats. We'll bike in a serene forest and pause on the breath taking Alpine Reservoir dam as we work our way to a turnaround by the cool, calm, Pacific. If you wish, add more miles by summiting Mt Tamalpais. Start/finish at the Fairfax city limit sign on Fairfax-Bolinas Rd. If there is enough time and desire, a stop on the drive back to ride Counzelman, will bring stunning setting sun vistas of the Pacific, Golden Gate and SF. Call/e-mail for more information and carpooling. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Sat, 1 Aug 2015
Ice Cream Social
12:30 PM
0+ mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Ice Cream Social
Event open to club members only. Ice cream and all the fixings to be served from 12:30-2:30 pm in the courtyard at the First Congregational Church in San Jose (1980 Hamilton Ave), at corner of Hamilton and Leigh). Other rides to be listed in conjunction with the event. Ride to or from the event for additional Grizzly Bear Credit. Contact Sheila Stevens to volunteer for setup/cleanup/serving. Co-led by Russ Stevens. 01-08-2015 12:30:00 01-08-2015 13:30:00 6 ACTC: Ice Cream Social 0+ mi, 1 L : Event open to club members only. Ice cream and all the fixings to be served from 12:30-2:30 pm in the courtyard at the First Congregational Church in San Jose (1980 Hamilton Ave), at corner of Hamilton and Leigh). Other rides to be listed in conjunction with the event. Ride to or from the event for additional Grizzly Bear Credit. Contact Sheila Stevens to volunteer for setup/cleanup/serving. Co-led by Russ Stevens. Sheila Stevens russ_sheila@att.net 408-249-3061 false DD/MM/YYYY
Sheila Stevens
russ_sheila@att.net 408-249-3061
Sun, 2 Aug 2015
Breakfast at Shoreline Park
7:45 AM
16.2 mi, 1 SL
Grizzly Bear
Stevens Creek Trail
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet Pam Putman at McKenzie Park off of Fremont Ave. in Los Altos at 7:45 am for an 8 am start to ride to Shoreline Park in Mtn.View. We'll be riding on quiet residential streets to enter the Stevens Creek Trail which we'll follow to Shoreline Park. We'll have breakfast or just coffee and pastry, should that be your preference, at the Lakeside Cafe. After breakfast we'll return by the same route. There are 3 bicycle/pedestrian overpasses on the trail as well as 3 tunnels. Don't forget to bring some moola for your breakfast. Come see who's sneaking a ride on Pam's helmet this month! Rain or threat of rain cancels. 02-08-2015 07:45:00 02-08-2015 08:45:00 6 ACTC: Breakfast at Shoreline Park 16.2 mi, 1 SL : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet Pam Putman at McKenzie Park off of Fremont Ave. in Los Altos at 7:45 am for an 8 am start to ride to Shoreline Park in Mtn.View. We'll be riding on quiet residential streets to enter the Stevens Creek Trail which we'll follow to Shoreline Park. We'll have breakfast or just coffee and pastry, should that be your preference, at the Lakeside Cafe. After breakfast we'll return by the same route. There are 3 bicycle/pedestrian overpasses on the trail as well as 3 tunnels. Don't forget to bring some moola for your breakfast. Come see who's sneaking a ride on Pam's helmet this month! Rain or threat of rain cancels. Pamela Putman PAMJEAN1017@HOTMAIL.COM 408-734-3429 false DD/MM/YYYY
Pamela Putman
PAMJEAN1017@HOTMAIL.COM 408-734-3429
Sun, 2 Aug 2015
M&M Rollers CAF Training Ride
8:00 AM
30-50 mi, 5 LM-M, 3416 ft
Billy Goat
Moody,Mora,Magdalena/Olive Tree,Elena/Taffe
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join us for this training ride to prepare Minh for the Back-to-Back NorCal Century in support of the Challenged Athlete Foundation (CAF). More info can be found here, http://www.challengedathletes.org. Two options: 1) 50-mile course, meet at 8:AM, at Rainbow Park, 6155 Rainbow Dr, San Jose, by the restroom and picnic area. 2) 30 mile course, meet at 9AM, at Mc Kenzie Park, 707 Fremont Ave, Los Altos, by the tennis court. Do bring water, snacks, and coffee $. Ride will be led at LM-M pace, 13-16 mph, with regroups as needed. Rain cancels. Please print your cue sheet here if you need it: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/9538659 Co-leader Michael Khaw, 925-567-3325, actc@dorkypantsr.us 02-08-2015 08:00:00 02-08-2015 09:00:00 6 ACTC: M&M Rollers CAF Training Ride 30-50 mi, 5 LM-M , 3416 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join us for this training ride to prepare Minh for the Back-to-Back NorCal Century in support of the Challenged Athlete Foundation (CAF). More info can be found here, http://www.challengedathletes.org. Two options: 1) 50-mile course, meet at 8:AM, at Rainbow Park, 6155 Rainbow Dr, San Jose, by the restroom and picnic area. 2) 30 mile course, meet at 9AM, at Mc Kenzie Park, 707 Fremont Ave, Los Altos, by the tennis court. Do bring water, snacks, and coffee $. Ride will be led at LM-M pace, 13-16 mph, with regroups as needed. Rain cancels. Please print your cue sheet here if you need it: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/9538659 Co-leader Michael Khaw, 925-567-3325, actc@dorkypantsr.us Minh Nguyen minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599 false DD/MM/YYYY
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599
Sun, 2 Aug 2015
To Market, To Market
9:00 AM
20 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Breakfast Ride
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Sun, 2 Aug 2015
Goatbusters
9:00 AM
28 mi, 6 B, 4700 ft
Billy Goat
Harwood/Santa Rosa,Hicks Trio,Reynolds,Hicks West,Mt Umunhum
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Today the Goatbusters tackle some Los Gatos hills. Ride is led at B pace with no regroups. MB-pace or slower riders are welcome, but should expect to ride alone. Ride starts in the shopping center on the southwest corner of the intersection of Blossom Hill and Harwood Rd. Route map is at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/9556457 02-08-2015 09:00:00 02-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Goatbusters 28 mi, 6 B , 4700 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Today the Goatbusters tackle some Los Gatos hills. Ride is led at B pace with no regroups. MB-pace or slower riders are welcome, but should expect to ride alone. Ride starts in the shopping center on the southwest corner of the intersection of Blossom Hill and Harwood Rd. Route map is at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/9556457 Dan Swanson dan@swanson.name 408-568-9784 false DD/MM/YYYY
Dan Swanson
dan@swanson.name 408-568-9784
Sun, 2 Aug 2015
Riding the Eastside
9:00 AM
27 mi, 5 LM-M, 2700 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Hamilton/Lower,Quimby East
***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** Join me for a ride on the Eastside! Meet at the Berryessa Community Center at 3050 Berryessa Rd. San Jose. No lunch stop on this ride, so come prepared to do the distance with water and snacks. Expect a social ride with regroups. Wet pavement cancels. Please print your route sheet at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2135949 02-08-2015 09:00:00 02-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Riding the Eastside 27 mi, 5 LM-M , 2700 ft: ***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** Join me for a ride on the Eastside! Meet at the Berryessa Community Center at 3050 Berryessa Rd. San Jose. No lunch stop on this ride, so come prepared to do the distance with water and snacks. Expect a social ride with regroups. Wet pavement cancels. Please print your route sheet at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2135949 Diane Sanchez-Costello dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701 false DD/MM/YYYY
Diane Sanchez-Costello
dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701
Mon, 3 Aug 2015
Bohlman crosstown to /Suncrest
6:00 AM
30 mi, 5 LM, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Bohlman,Suncrest
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** West-side riders do Bohlman, then cross town to meet our eastern buddies.

Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Or join around 7:45 on the north side of Prospect Ave at English Drive. Or around 8:55 at Piedmont and Suncrest. (If you will join in the middle, email me the night before so I don't miss you.) All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 03-08-2015 06:00:00 03-08-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: Bohlman crosstown to /Suncrest 30 mi, 5 LM , 3000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** West-side riders do Bohlman, then cross town to meet our eastern buddies. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Or join around 7:45 on the north side of Prospect Ave at English Drive. Or around 8:55 at Piedmont and Suncrest. (If you will join in the middle, email me the night before so I don't miss you.) All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY

Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Mon, 3 Aug 2015
Joyride - Alviso
9:00 AM
20 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Alviso
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Mon, 3,10,17,24,31 Aug 2015
Argonaut Rides
6:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. We also have a treat this year as my birthday falls on a ride night (8/24 when I turn 61!) Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Please contact me as we are having a group leave 30 minutes earlier this summer at an M pace. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 03-08-2015 18:00:00 03-08-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. We also have a treat this year as my birthday falls on a ride night (8/24 when I turn 61!) Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Please contact me as we are having a group leave 30 minutes earlier this summer at an M pace. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Tue, 4 Aug 2015
Early crosstown to Sierra/Suncrest
6:00 AM
18+ mi, 5 LM, 2000 ft
Billy Goat
Sierra,Suncrest
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com
Tue, 4 Aug 2015
Our Favorite Kids
9:00 AM
15-55 mi, 5 M, 1500-5500 ft
Billy Goat
Old La Honda East,Pescadero,Stage,Hwy 84 West
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** The 9:00 start, coupled with a lunch in cool coastal Pescadero, should be a coolish escape from the valley. Route sheets are provided but route options and paces are ok. Driving directions to the start/finish: from SJ take Hwy 280 north; exit at Woodside Rd; left onto Woodside Rd; left on Whiskey Hill Rd; immediate right into parking lot behind the bank. 04-08-2015 09:00:00 04-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 15-55 mi, 5 M , 1500-5500 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** The 9:00 start, coupled with a lunch in cool coastal Pescadero, should be a coolish escape from the valley. Route sheets are provided but route options and paces are ok. Driving directions to the start/finish: from SJ take Hwy 280 north; exit at Woodside Rd; left onto Woodside Rd; left on Whiskey Hill Rd; immediate right into parking lot behind the bank. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Tue, 4 Aug 2015
Almaden Explorer
10:00 AM
25+ mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Coffee Roasting
Meet at the First Congregational church parking lot at the SE corner of Hamilton and Leigh in San Jose, 95150. We will probably head out to Saratoga/Los Gatos for some warming libation but I'm always ready to try a new coffee location. No one left behind. 04-08-2015 10:00:00 04-08-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Almaden Explorer 25+ mi, 2 LM : Meet at the First Congregational church parking lot at the SE corner of Hamilton and Leigh in San Jose, 95150. We will probably head out to Saratoga/Los Gatos for some warming libation but I'm always ready to try a new coffee location. No one left behind. John Mazzella 408-906-9084 false DD/MM/YYYY
John Mazzella
408-906-9084
Tue, 4 Aug 2015
South County Old Goats
10:00 AM
32 mi, 3 LM
Grizzly Bear
Lunch Ride
Join us for our monthly ride to a local golf course for lunch. We'll be riding Uvas Rd. to Bailey, south on the bike path to Coyote Creek Golf Course. Meet in Morgan Hill. Take Tennant exit (west off 101), left on Monterey Rd., 2nd right into parking lot (between TJ Maxx and McD's). LM pace with regroups. 04-08-2015 10:00:00 04-08-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: South County Old Goats 32 mi, 3 LM : Join us for our monthly ride to a local golf course for lunch. We'll be riding Uvas Rd. to Bailey, south on the bike path to Coyote Creek Golf Course. Meet in Morgan Hill. Take Tennant exit (west off 101), left on Monterey Rd., 2nd right into parking lot (between TJ Maxx and McD's). LM pace with regroups. Kris Thompson ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696 false DD/MM/YYYY
Kris Thompson
ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696
Tue, 4,11,18,25 Aug 2015
Metcalf Mauler
2:30 PM
20 mi, 5 M, 2150 ft
Billy Goat
Metcalf,Yerba Buena/Hassler
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Tue, 4,11,18,25 Aug 2015
Tuesday Trainer
4:30 PM
25 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Quimby West,Mt Pleasant,Aborn,Chaboya,Quimby East
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Tue, 4,11,18,25 Aug 2015
Whine and Dine-Mellow & Quick Spinners
6:00 PM
Various mi, 3 LM-M
Billy Goat
Various
The plan is for Mellow LM riders only. Expected to ride together at the pace of the slowest rider. If there is to be a Quick Spinner (QS) option, it will be impromptu. QS may do very challenging hills at a quicker M to MB pace. Route sheets provided on-line, and a few on the ride. Meet at Summit Bikes, Main Street in Los Gatos. Rain or intense heat cancels. Burritos after. Be there ready to roll by six. Sometimes another cyclist will lead the Quick Spinners option. Blog: http://whineanddine.wordpress.com 04-08-2015 18:00:00 04-08-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Whine and Dine-Mellow & Quick Spinners Various mi, 3 LM-M : The plan is for Mellow LM riders only. Expected to ride together at the pace of the slowest rider. If there is to be a Quick Spinner (QS) option, it will be impromptu. QS may do very challenging hills at a quicker M to MB pace. Route sheets provided on-line, and a few on the ride. Meet at Summit Bikes, Main Street in Los Gatos. Rain or intense heat cancels. Burritos after. Be there ready to roll by six. Sometimes another cyclist will lead the Quick Spinners option. Blog: http://whineanddine.wordpress.com Amy Marsh marsh.amy@gmail.com 408-799-5445 false DD/MM/YYYY
Amy Marsh
marsh.amy@gmail.com 408-799-5445
Wed, 5 Aug 2015
Bohlman crosstown to Suncrest
6:00 AM
30 mi, 5 LM, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Bohlman,Suncrest
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** West-side riders do Bohlman, then cross town to meet our eastern buddies.

Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Or join around 7:45 on the north side of Prospect Ave at English Drive. Or around 8:55 at Piedmont and Suncrest. (If you will join in the middle, email me the night before so I don't miss you.) All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 05-08-2015 06:00:00 05-08-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: Bohlman crosstown to Suncrest 30 mi, 5 LM , 3000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** West-side riders do Bohlman, then cross town to meet our eastern buddies. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Or join around 7:45 on the north side of Prospect Ave at English Drive. Or around 8:55 at Piedmont and Suncrest. (If you will join in the middle, email me the night before so I don't miss you.) All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY

Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Wed, 5 Aug 2015
Nice & Easy
9:00 AM
22+ mi, 2 L
Grizzly Bear
Morgan Hill
Note early start time. Meet by the restrooms at Los Paseos Park on Santa Teresa Blvd just SE of Bernal Rd. From Santa Teresa, make a U turn at Avenida Espana then right into the parking lot. We will follow Santa Teresa and Hale Roads to Morgan Hill, stop at Erik's DeliCafe on Cochrane (opposite Walmart) and take the Coyote Creek Trail back. Includes 0.5 miles on good but unpaved trail. 05-08-2015 09:00:00 05-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Nice & Easy 22+ mi, 2 L : Note early start time. Meet by the restrooms at Los Paseos Park on Santa Teresa Blvd just SE of Bernal Rd. From Santa Teresa, make a U turn at Avenida Espana then right into the parking lot. We will follow Santa Teresa and Hale Roads to Morgan Hill, stop at Erik's DeliCafe on Cochrane (opposite Walmart) and take the Coyote Creek Trail back. Includes 0.5 miles on good but unpaved trail. Joy Owens joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896 false DD/MM/YYYY
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Wed, 5 Aug 2015
First Wed. Hicks West Humbler (BLT)
9:30 AM
30 mi, 6 M
Billy Goat
Hicks West,Shannon/Kennedy
Tom Green
tomgreen997@yahoo.com 408-997-1939
Wed, 5,12,19,26 Aug 2015
Argonaut Rides
6:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Please contact me as we are having a group leave 30 minutes earlier this summer at an M pace. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 05-08-2015 18:00:00 05-08-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Please contact me as we are having a group leave 30 minutes earlier this summer at an M pace. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Wed, 5 Aug 2015
J.A.M.B.A. Ride---Impromptu for Credit
6:00 PM
10+ mi, 4 LM
Mountain Goat
Fremont Older Park
Richard Holtermann
mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546
Wed, 5 Aug 2015
ACTC General Meeting
7:00 PM
1 mi, 1 SL
Grizzly Bear
Utility Ride
Ahmed Masood
ahmedmasood@msn.com 408-219-7401
Thu, 6 Aug 2015
On Orbit Clouds Observation
6:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 06-08-2015 06:00:00 06-08-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Thu, 6,13,20 Aug 2015
Thursday Trek
9:00 AM
12-26 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ISN'T A RIDE ON THE 2ND AND THE RIDES START AT 9AM. Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We will stop for snacks or a meal along the way. Meet at the Almaden light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments at the north/west corner. Rides will get progressively longer throughout the month with the first ride being the shortest and the last ride being the longest. Contact me if you want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. 06-08-2015 09:00:00 06-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Thursday Trek 12-26 mi, 1 LM : PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ISN'T A RIDE ON THE 2ND AND THE RIDES START AT 9AM. Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We will stop for snacks or a meal along the way. Meet at the Almaden light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments at the north/west corner. Rides will get progressively longer throughout the month with the first ride being the shortest and the last ride being the longest. Contact me if you want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. Stephanie Metz stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780 false DD/MM/YYYY
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Thu, 6 Aug 2015
Our Favorite Kids
9:00 AM
15-54 mi, 6 M, 2100-6200 ft
Billy Goat
Alba,Smith Grade,Swanton,Bonny Doon
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Since too many people are still warming the globe, we'll do a cool coastal ride with an earlier, 9:00, start. Start/finish in Felton. First off is the tough climb on shady Alba. Then it's over the hills and through the woods to more shade by the stream on Smith Grade, one of my favorite areas. Optional is Swanton. You can skip it and lunch at the Davenport Bakery to do a 35 mile ride that beats the sun on the long return up Bonny Doon. Driving directions: from Los Gatos take Hwy 17 south; exit at Mt. Herman Rd in Scotts Valley; right on Mt. Herman Rd towards Felton; just before Graham Hill Rd, left into the Safeway shopping center; park near Graham Hill, furthest away from Safeway. 06-08-2015 09:00:00 06-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 15-54 mi, 6 M , 2100-6200 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Since too many people are still warming the globe, we'll do a cool coastal ride with an earlier, 9:00, start. Start/finish in Felton. First off is the tough climb on shady Alba. Then it's over the hills and through the woods to more shade by the stream on Smith Grade, one of my favorite areas. Optional is Swanton. You can skip it and lunch at the Davenport Bakery to do a 35 mile ride that beats the sun on the long return up Bonny Doon. Driving directions: from Los Gatos take Hwy 17 south; exit at Mt. Herman Rd in Scotts Valley; right on Mt. Herman Rd towards Felton; just before Graham Hill Rd, left into the Safeway shopping center; park near Graham Hill, furthest away from Safeway. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Thu, 6 Aug 2015
Chasing Stephanie
9:00 AM
12 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Coffee Roasting
***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** Meet at the VTA Park and Ride at Coleman and Winfield in San Jose. This is a very level group ride, no hills, 10-12 mph. We will head south to Bernal for a 30 minute break for snacks and coffee at the mid point of the ride. The return is via the Turtle ponds under Hwy. 85. Stephanie usually leads an LM ride on the first Thursday of the month to Bernal road at LM pace, This is the slow pokes ride and we will be going to that location, only slower, and a different route 06-08-2015 09:00:00 06-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Chasing Stephanie 12 mi, 1 L : ***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** Meet at the VTA Park and Ride at Coleman and Winfield in San Jose. This is a very level group ride, no hills, 10-12 mph. We will head south to Bernal for a 30 minute break for snacks and coffee at the mid point of the ride. The return is via the Turtle ponds under Hwy. 85. Stephanie usually leads an LM ride on the first Thursday of the month to Bernal road at LM pace, This is the slow pokes ride and we will be going to that location, only slower, and a different route James Rustermier rustermier@gmail.com 408-972-1689 false DD/MM/YYYY
James Rustermier
rustermier@gmail.com 408-972-1689
Thu, 6 Aug 2015
Social Climbers
9:00 AM
15 mi, 4 LM, 1000 ft
Billy Goat
Highland Way
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Driving directions: Take Hwy.17 South. Exit at Summit Rd. Loop over the freeway and drive 2.9 miles to the Loma Prieta District Playfield (across from C.T.English Middle School). Park in the lot on the left side of the road. Shorter/longer options. All paces welcome. Some other Goats maybe added. Stop for snacks at end. 06-08-2015 09:00:00 06-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Social Climbers 15 mi, 4 LM , 1000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Driving directions: Take Hwy.17 South. Exit at Summit Rd. Loop over the freeway and drive 2.9 miles to the Loma Prieta District Playfield (across from C.T.English Middle School). Park in the lot on the left side of the road. Shorter/longer options. All paces welcome. Some other Goats maybe added. Stop for snacks at end. John Blaine johntblaine@email.com 408-356-1592 false DD/MM/YYYY
John Blaine
johntblaine@email.com 408-356-1592
Tina Shaner
tshaner1@pacbell.net
Thu, 6 Aug 2015
Let's Get Some Goats
9:30 AM
20-30 mi, 5 M
Billy Goat
Quimby West,Quimby East
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Let's hope for a better weather to pick up a few goats before stopping for coffee/lunch at the end of ride. Riders could skip or add other nearby goats. Meet at Evergreen Community Center's parking lot at 4860 San Felipe Road, right off Yerba Buena Road in San Jose. 06-08-2015 09:30:00 06-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Let's Get Some Goats 20-30 mi, 5 M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Let's hope for a better weather to pick up a few goats before stopping for coffee/lunch at the end of ride. Riders could skip or add other nearby goats. Meet at Evergreen Community Center's parking lot at 4860 San Felipe Road, right off Yerba Buena Road in San Jose. KL Seh kl_seh@yahoo.com 408-921-6170 false DD/MM/YYYY
KL Seh
kl_seh@yahoo.com 408-921-6170
Thu, 6 Aug 2015
East Side Goats
9:30 AM
40 mi, 4 LM-M, 1800 ft
Billy Goat
Bernal,Hellyer/Hassler,Yerba Buena/Hassler
Bob Head
bnbhead@comcast.net 408-218-6556
Dorothy Peterson
dorothy.peterson54@gmail.com
Thu, 6,13,20,27 Aug 2015
Thursday Metcalf
4:30 PM
20 mi, 5 M-MB
Billy Goat
Yerba Buena/Hassler,Metcalf
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Fri, 7 Aug 2015
On Orbit Clouds Observation
6:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 07-08-2015 06:00:00 07-08-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Fri, 7 Aug 2015
Rambling to Campbell
9:00 AM
20 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Coffee Roasting
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at the Almaden VTA Park and Ride at Coleman and Winfield at 9:30 AM for a leisurely, group ride, We will ride to Campbell somewhere with 30 minute break for snacks and coffee. This is a level ride, no one left behind. Plan on me getting lost but we will be back by 12 noon 07-08-2015 09:00:00 07-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Rambling to Campbell 20 mi, 1 L : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at the Almaden VTA Park and Ride at Coleman and Winfield at 9:30 AM for a leisurely, group ride, We will ride to Campbell somewhere with 30 minute break for snacks and coffee. This is a level ride, no one left behind. Plan on me getting lost but we will be back by 12 noon James Rustermier rustermier@gmail.com 408-972-1689 false DD/MM/YYYY
James Rustermier
rustermier@gmail.com 408-972-1689
Fri, 7 Aug 2015
Riding the Eastside
9:00 AM
25 mi, 4 LM-M, 2500 ft
Billy Goat
Calaveras/Lower,Felter
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join me for a ride on the Eastside! Meet at the Berryessa Community Center at 3050 Berryessa Road, San Jose. No lunch stop on this ride, so come prepared to do the distance with water and snacks. We will return on Felter for a wonderful downhill. Expect a social ride with regroups. Wet pavement cancels. Please print your route sheet at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1985534 07-08-2015 09:00:00 07-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Riding the Eastside 25 mi, 4 LM-M , 2500 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join me for a ride on the Eastside! Meet at the Berryessa Community Center at 3050 Berryessa Road, San Jose. No lunch stop on this ride, so come prepared to do the distance with water and snacks. We will return on Felter for a wonderful downhill. Expect a social ride with regroups. Wet pavement cancels. Please print your route sheet at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1985534 Diane Sanchez-Costello dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701 false DD/MM/YYYY
Diane Sanchez-Costello
dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701
Fri, 7 Aug 2015
TGIF 2
9:30 AM
25 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Coffee Roasting
Meet at the restroom at Almaden Lake Park (on the east side of the park) off Winfield at near Coleman and Winfield. We will do a leisurely ride out to Los Gatos, and down the Los Gatos Creek Trail to Willow Glen for coffee. This is a social ride, nobody left behind. You can park on the street or at the Park-n-Ride across Coleman to save a possible parking fee. 07-08-2015 09:30:00 07-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: TGIF 2 25 mi, 1 LM : Meet at the restroom at Almaden Lake Park (on the east side of the park) off Winfield at near Coleman and Winfield. We will do a leisurely ride out to Los Gatos, and down the Los Gatos Creek Trail to Willow Glen for coffee. This is a social ride, nobody left behind. You can park on the street or at the Park-n-Ride across Coleman to save a possible parking fee. Andy Leach aleachy@aol.com 408-268-7058 false DD/MM/YYYY
Andy Leach
aleachy@aol.com 408-268-7058
Fri, 7 Aug 2015
Friday Adventure Ride - Santa Cruz
9:30 AM
50 mi, 4 M
Billy Goat
Old Santa Cruz Hwy,Soquel-San Jose
This is a little twist on our popular Santa Cruz ride which will take us through Capitola and along the beach route into Santa Cruz. After lunch at the end of the Santa Cruz Wharf we will return on the same route. We will leave from, and return to, the Lexington Dam parking lot on Alma Bridge Rd. Ride is co-led by Tom Green, 997-1939, and Bob Head, 218-6556. 07-08-2015 09:30:00 07-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Friday Adventure Ride - Santa Cruz 50 mi, 4 M : This is a little twist on our popular Santa Cruz ride which will take us through Capitola and along the beach route into Santa Cruz. After lunch at the end of the Santa Cruz Wharf we will return on the same route. We will leave from, and return to, the Lexington Dam parking lot on Alma Bridge Rd. Ride is co-led by Tom Green, 997-1939, and Bob Head, 218-6556. Leo Hartung leohartung@sbcglobal.net 408-997-1979 false DD/MM/YYYY
Leo Hartung
leohartung@sbcglobal.net 408-997-1979
Bob Head
bnbhead@comcast.net
Fri, 7 Aug 2015
Somewhere over the Rainbow
10:00 AM
25 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Saratoga Maze
A Social Ride led at an "LM" easy moderate pace which is: 12 to 14 mph on the flats. Our route will be south to Saratoga with a break at the Big Basin Cafe or there are other cafe options nearby. The route has a few very short "bumps", it's NOT a flat ride. We will regroup as necessary, no one left behind. START at Bowers park, next to Juan Cabrillo middle school, Cabrillo Ave. and Morrison Ave., 1 block West of San Tomas Expy, Santa Clara. Use the driveway on the right of the Bowers Park sign. Questions: Call or Email * Rain Cancels* 07-08-2015 10:00:00 07-08-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Somewhere over the Rainbow 25 mi, 2 LM : A Social Ride led at an "LM" easy moderate pace which is: 12 to 14 mph on the flats. Our route will be south to Saratoga with a break at the Big Basin Cafe or there are other cafe options nearby. The route has a few very short "bumps", it's NOT a flat ride. We will regroup as necessary, no one left behind. START at Bowers park, next to Juan Cabrillo middle school, Cabrillo Ave. and Morrison Ave., 1 block West of San Tomas Expy, Santa Clara. Use the driveway on the right of the Bowers Park sign. Questions: Call or Email * Rain Cancels* Terry Kreiter tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185 false DD/MM/YYYY
Terry Kreiter
tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185
Sat, 8 Aug 2015
Cheeseburgers at the Junction
8:00 AM
77 mi, 5 M, 8700 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Hamilton/Lower,Mt Hamilton/Upper,Mt Hamilton/Back
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sat, 8 Aug 2015
Saturday Social
9:00 AM
25 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Downtown San Jose
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Sat, 8 Aug 2015
Mt Diablo & Iron Horse Trail
9:30 AM
45 mi, 5 LM
Billy Goat
Mt Diablo Summit,Mt Diablo South Gate
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at SE corner of Crow Canyon and Camino Tassajara (CVS Pharmacy, Tassajara Crossing Shopping Mall), Danville for a climb up Mt Diablo. We will return via a loop down the North Gate and the Iron Horse trail. Water is NOT available at the campsites and summit because of the drought. Bring lunch because there is very little to buy until mile 30. 08-08-2015 09:30:00 08-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Mt Diablo & Iron Horse Trail 45 mi, 5 LM : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at SE corner of Crow Canyon and Camino Tassajara (CVS Pharmacy, Tassajara Crossing Shopping Mall), Danville for a climb up Mt Diablo. We will return via a loop down the North Gate and the Iron Horse trail. Water is NOT available at the campsites and summit because of the drought. Bring lunch because there is very little to buy until mile 30. Tony Le atlevelo@gmail.com 408-286-9439 false DD/MM/YYYY
Tony Le
atlevelo@gmail.com 408-286-9439
Sat, 8 Aug 2015
Bici Bike Grizzly
10:00 AM
35 mi, 1 L-LM
Grizzly Bear
Morgan Hill
Susie Shields
408-776-1237
John Shields
shieldsbutch@aol.com
Sat, 8 Aug 2015
Giro d' Bici Bike Ride
10:00 AM
35-40-45 mi, 3 LM-M
Billy Goat
Bailey/Buffalo Hill,Bernal,Llagas/Willow Springs
Classic reservoir loop and a coffee stop in Morgan Hill. Shorter option on Oak Glen cuts off 5 miles. Longer option returns on Coyote Bike Path adds 5 miles. Two and three Goat options have been added: Bernal, Llagas/Willow Spring. Ride at your own pace, directions provided. Meet at Bici Bike Shop, Cottle and Rochester Roads, San Jose. Maps and Cue sheet on the following links:
45-Mile Option http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1754653
40-Mile Option (Willow Spring/Llagas) http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2030773
35-Mile Option http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2036313 08-08-2015 10:00:00 08-08-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Giro d' Bici Bike Ride 35-40-45 mi, 3 LM-M : Classic reservoir loop and a coffee stop in Morgan Hill. Shorter option on Oak Glen cuts off 5 miles. Longer option returns on Coyote Bike Path adds 5 miles. Two and three Goat options have been added: Bernal, Llagas/Willow Spring. Ride at your own pace, directions provided. Meet at Bici Bike Shop, Cottle and Rochester Roads, San Jose. Maps and Cue sheet on the following links: 45-Mile Option http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1754653 40-Mile Option (Willow Spring/Llagas) http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2030773 35-Mile Option http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2036313 Ahmed Masood ahmedmasood@msn.com 408-219-7401 false DD/MM/YYYY
Ahmed Masood
ahmedmasood@msn.com 408-219-7401
Sun, 9 Aug 2015
Mt Tamalpais
7:00 AM
54 mi, 5 M-MB, 7000 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Tamalpais,Conzelman
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at 957 Lincoln Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94129. Park in dirt parking area. This is now a fee lot. Route map is at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8174402. Please bring food and plenty of water. All Paces are welcome and faster riders can go off the front. 09-08-2015 07:00:00 09-08-2015 08:00:00 6 ACTC: Mt Tamalpais 54 mi, 5 M-MB , 7000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at 957 Lincoln Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94129. Park in dirt parking area. This is now a fee lot. Route map is at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8174402. Please bring food and plenty of water. All Paces are welcome and faster riders can go off the front. Tom Mac tcm888@gmail.com 408-828-2680 false DD/MM/YYYY
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com 408-828-2680
Sun, 9 Aug 2015
Martins CX Century 99M
8:00 AM
99 mi, 5 M-MB, ~9900 ft
Billy Goat
Kings Mountain,Hwy 236,Hwy 9 South,Higgins/Purisima
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Ahoy Mixed-Up Mates! The whippings will continue until morale improves. Earlier start at 1540 Holt Ave., Los Altos, up Kings (Spring Ridge Trail option), down dirt Purisima, hardpack Coastal Trail (Ritz Carlton regroup), Martins Beach, Pescadero (Taqueria de Los Amigos/Arcangeli Bakery/Hartley Goat Cheese) dining, up unpaved Gazos Creek, Big Basin, 236, return. >25 mm wide tires recommended. Enjoy Pacific Coast climbing with excellent dining options. Please bring road lights and reflection. Draft: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/4030702 09-08-2015 08:00:00 09-08-2015 09:00:00 6 ACTC: Martins CX Century 99M 99 mi, 5 M-MB , ~9900 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Ahoy Mixed-Up Mates! The whippings will continue until morale improves. Earlier start at 1540 Holt Ave., Los Altos, up Kings (Spring Ridge Trail option), down dirt Purisima, hardpack Coastal Trail (Ritz Carlton regroup), Martins Beach, Pescadero (Taqueria de Los Amigos/Arcangeli Bakery/Hartley Goat Cheese) dining, up unpaved Gazos Creek, Big Basin, 236, return. >25 mm wide tires recommended. Enjoy Pacific Coast climbing with excellent dining options. Please bring road lights and reflection. Draft: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/4030702 Brian Chun bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288 false DD/MM/YYYY
Brian Chun
bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288
Sun, 9 Aug 2015
M&M Rollers CAF Training Ride
8:00 AM
45 mi, 6 LM-M, 4607 ft
Billy Goat
Montebello,Stevens Canyon,Mt Eden/Pierce,Sanborn
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join us for this training ride to prepare Minh for the Back-to-Back NorCal Century in support of the Challenged Athlete Foundation (CAF), http://www.challengedathletes.org, and to send Paul off for his 2015 Paris Brest Paris Randonneur, http://www.paris-brest-paris.org/index2.php?cat=accueil&lang=en&page=edito. Meet at Rainbow Park, 6155 Rainbow Dr, San Jose, by the restroom and picnic area. Do bring water, snacks, coffee $, as we plan to stop at the Big Basin Cafe in Saratoga toward the end of the ride. Ride will be led at LM-M pace, 13-16 mph, with regroups as needed. Rain cancels. Please print your cue sheet here if you need it, http://ridewithgps.com/routes/9637059. Co-leader Paul Vlasveldt, 408-314-4549, pvlasveld@comcast.net 09-08-2015 08:00:00 09-08-2015 09:00:00 6 ACTC: M&M Rollers CAF Training Ride 45 mi, 6 LM-M , 4607 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join us for this training ride to prepare Minh for the Back-to-Back NorCal Century in support of the Challenged Athlete Foundation (CAF), http://www.challengedathletes.org, and to send Paul off for his 2015 Paris Brest Paris Randonneur, http://www.paris-brest-paris.org/index2.php?cat=accueil&lang=en&page=edito. Meet at Rainbow Park, 6155 Rainbow Dr, San Jose, by the restroom and picnic area. Do bring water, snacks, coffee $, as we plan to stop at the Big Basin Cafe in Saratoga toward the end of the ride. Ride will be led at LM-M pace, 13-16 mph, with regroups as needed. Rain cancels. Please print your cue sheet here if you need it, http://ridewithgps.com/routes/9637059. Co-leader Paul Vlasveldt, 408-314-4549, pvlasveld@comcast.net Minh Nguyen minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599 false DD/MM/YYYY
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599
Sun, 9 Aug 2015
Tortoises Climbing Hills
9:30 AM
39 mi, 5 LM
Billy Goat
Eureka Canyon,Hazel Dell
From the little park in front of the store in Corralitos we'll climb beautiful and shady Eureka Canyon, return and take an easy Level 3 ride through the redwoods heading for Gizdich Ranch to enjoy their amazing apple or berry pie or a sandwich. From Highway 1 South, exit at Freedom Blvd and take a left on Corralitos Road into Corralitos. Please call me by Friday evening if you have questions. We could probably arrange carpooling if you call on an earlier day. 09-08-2015 09:30:00 09-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Tortoises Climbing Hills 39 mi, 5 LM : From the little park in front of the store in Corralitos we'll climb beautiful and shady Eureka Canyon, return and take an easy Level 3 ride through the redwoods heading for Gizdich Ranch to enjoy their amazing apple or berry pie or a sandwich. From Highway 1 South, exit at Freedom Blvd and take a left on Corralitos Road into Corralitos. Please call me by Friday evening if you have questions. We could probably arrange carpooling if you call on an earlier day. Marcia Wire (408)395-0386 false DD/MM/YYYY
Marcia Wire
(408)395-0386
Sun, 9,16 Aug 2015
J.A.M.B.A. Ride
10:00 AM
15+ mi, 4 LM
Mountain Goat
Various
JUST ANOTHER MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURE Ride. We will ride various selected dirt trails depending on rider input. Check the mtb@lists.actc.org site, or call between 9:00 pm & 10:00 pm the evening before for the starting location. Bring all necessary supplies. This is an LM/G ride---no one left behind. Hope to see you there. 09-08-2015 10:00:00 09-08-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: J.A.M.B.A. Ride 15+ mi, 4 LM : JUST ANOTHER MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURE Ride. We will ride various selected dirt trails depending on rider input. Check the mtb@lists.actc.org site, or call between 9:00 pm & 10:00 pm the evening before for the starting location. Bring all necessary supplies. This is an LM/G ride---no one left behind. Hope to see you there. Richard Holtermann mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546 false DD/MM/YYYY
Richard Holtermann
mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546
Mon, 10 Aug 2015
On Orbit Clouds Observation
6:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 10-08-2015 06:00:00 10-08-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Mon, 10 Aug 2015
Joyride - Santa Clara
9:00 AM
20+ mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
San Tomas Aquino Creek Trail
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Mon, 10 Aug 2015
Los Altos Goat Climbing
9:30 AM
28 mi, 3 M
Billy Goat
Magdalena/Olive Tree,Mora,Altamont,Page Mill Lower,Elena/Taffe
Doug Rawson
rawsondr@yahoo.com 408-888-4256
Mon, 10,17,24,31 Aug 2015
Argonaut Rides
6:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. We also have a treat this year as my birthday falls on a ride night (8/24 when I turn 61!) Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Please contact me as we are having a group leave 30 minutes earlier this summer at an M pace. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 10-08-2015 18:00:00 10-08-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. We also have a treat this year as my birthday falls on a ride night (8/24 when I turn 61!) Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Please contact me as we are having a group leave 30 minutes earlier this summer at an M pace. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Tue, 11 Aug 2015
Early crosstown to Sierra/Suncrest
6:00 AM
18+ mi, 5 LM, 2000 ft
Billy Goat
Sierra,Suncrest
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com
Tue, 11 Aug 2015
Our Favorite Kids
9:30 AM
28-42 mi, 6 M, 2300-5600 ft
Billy Goat
China Grade,China Grade Upper,Hwy 236,Hwy 236 Upper,Jamison Creek
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Thrice check out the stately redwoods by looping down and up and down Lower China Grade. Then move on to a simple up 'n down along Jamison Creek. After those two sixes, recover on Lower 236 with a stop Big Basin Park for relief and snacks at the general store. The trip out begins on the zero cars hide-a-way, Escape Road. Drive to the start/finish via Hwy 9 from Saratoga; cross the summit and descend almost to highway 236. Park at the wide spot in the road near the intersection. A porta potty may be available, but play it safe - enjoy the memorable facilities at the Hwy 9 vista point a few miles up the hill. 11-08-2015 09:30:00 11-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 28-42 mi, 6 M , 2300-5600 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Thrice check out the stately redwoods by looping down and up and down Lower China Grade. Then move on to a simple up 'n down along Jamison Creek. After those two sixes, recover on Lower 236 with a stop Big Basin Park for relief and snacks at the general store. The trip out begins on the zero cars hide-a-way, Escape Road. Drive to the start/finish via Hwy 9 from Saratoga; cross the summit and descend almost to highway 236. Park at the wide spot in the road near the intersection. A porta potty may be available, but play it safe - enjoy the memorable facilities at the Hwy 9 vista point a few miles up the hill. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Tue, 11 Aug 2015
Almaden Explorer
10:00 AM
22 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Almaden Explorer
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Tue, 11 Aug 2015
South County Old Goats
10:00 AM
30 mi, 3 LM
Grizzly Bear
Field And Farm
Meet in Morgan Hill in the shopping center between TJMaxx and McD's. Take Tennant Ave. exit off 101. Head west, turn left at Monterey Rd and then second right into parking lot. We'll be riding up Coyote Creek Trail and looping back on Malech Rd. to Bailey. South on Santa Teresa back to MH. We'll check out the new Open Space Preserve on Palm (off Santa Teresa) Lunch at Erik's, 11-08-2015 10:00:00 11-08-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: South County Old Goats 30 mi, 3 LM : Meet in Morgan Hill in the shopping center between TJMaxx and McD's. Take Tennant Ave. exit off 101. Head west, turn left at Monterey Rd and then second right into parking lot. We'll be riding up Coyote Creek Trail and looping back on Malech Rd. to Bailey. South on Santa Teresa back to MH. We'll check out the new Open Space Preserve on Palm (off Santa Teresa) Lunch at Erik's, Kris Thompson ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696 false DD/MM/YYYY
Kris Thompson
ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696
Tue, 11,18,25 Aug 2015
Metcalf Mauler
2:30 PM
20 mi, 5 M, 2150 ft
Billy Goat
Metcalf,Yerba Buena/Hassler
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Tue, 11,18,25 Aug 2015
Tuesday Trainer
4:30 PM
25 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Quimby West,Mt Pleasant,Aborn,Chaboya,Quimby East
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Tue, 11,18,25 Aug 2015
Whine and Dine-Mellow & Quick Spinners
6:00 PM
Various mi, 3 LM-M
Billy Goat
Various
The plan is for Mellow LM riders only. Expected to ride together at the pace of the slowest rider. If there is to be a Quick Spinner (QS) option, it will be impromptu. QS may do very challenging hills at a quicker M to MB pace. Route sheets provided on-line, and a few on the ride. Meet at Summit Bikes, Main Street in Los Gatos. Rain or intense heat cancels. Burritos after. Be there ready to roll by six. Sometimes another cyclist will lead the Quick Spinners option. Blog: http://whineanddine.wordpress.com 11-08-2015 18:00:00 11-08-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Whine and Dine-Mellow & Quick Spinners Various mi, 3 LM-M : The plan is for Mellow LM riders only. Expected to ride together at the pace of the slowest rider. If there is to be a Quick Spinner (QS) option, it will be impromptu. QS may do very challenging hills at a quicker M to MB pace. Route sheets provided on-line, and a few on the ride. Meet at Summit Bikes, Main Street in Los Gatos. Rain or intense heat cancels. Burritos after. Be there ready to roll by six. Sometimes another cyclist will lead the Quick Spinners option. Blog: http://whineanddine.wordpress.com Amy Marsh marsh.amy@gmail.com 408-799-5445 false DD/MM/YYYY
Amy Marsh
marsh.amy@gmail.com 408-799-5445
Wed, 12 Aug 2015
Bohlman crosstown to Suncrest
6:00 AM
30 mi, 5 LM, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Bohlman,Suncrest
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** West-side riders do Bohlman, then cross town to meet our eastern buddies.

Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Or join around 7:45 on the north side of Prospect Ave at English Drive. Or around 8:55 at Piedmont and Suncrest. (If you will join in the middle, email me the night before so I don't miss you.) All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 12-08-2015 06:00:00 12-08-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: Bohlman crosstown to Suncrest 30 mi, 5 LM , 3000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** West-side riders do Bohlman, then cross town to meet our eastern buddies. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Or join around 7:45 on the north side of Prospect Ave at English Drive. Or around 8:55 at Piedmont and Suncrest. (If you will join in the middle, email me the night before so I don't miss you.) All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY

Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Wed, 12 Aug 2015
Crankin' for Caffeine-Alum Rock (BLT)
9:30 AM
44 mi, 2 M
Grizzly Bear
Alum Rock Park
Meet at the restrooms on the East side of Almaden Lake Park near the Winfield Boulevard entrance. We'll take the most direct route to Alum Rock Park. Following the ride through the park we will stop on the way home at the shopping center (Starbucks, McDonald's, etc) located at the intersection of San Filipe / Yerba Buena shopping center. Ride co-leaders Leo Hartung and Bob Head. 12-08-2015 09:30:00 12-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Crankin' for Caffeine-Alum Rock (BLT) 44 mi, 2 M : Meet at the restrooms on the East side of Almaden Lake Park near the Winfield Boulevard entrance. We'll take the most direct route to Alum Rock Park. Following the ride through the park we will stop on the way home at the shopping center (Starbucks, McDonald's, etc) located at the intersection of San Filipe / Yerba Buena shopping center. Ride co-leaders Leo Hartung and Bob Head. Tom Green tomgreen997@yahoo.com 408-997-1939 false DD/MM/YYYY
Tom Green
tomgreen997@yahoo.com 408-997-1939
Wed, 12 Aug 2015
Nice & Joyful
9:30 AM
32 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Fremont Loop
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** This is a longer "Nice & Easy" style ride. Meet at Panera Bread on Coleman AVE by the Guadalupe Trail/Hwy 87 at 9:30 am. Follow Hwy 87 north to W St James, left on N Market/Coleman. We will ride to Fremont using the Guadalupe River Trail and Coyote Creek Trail and return by the same route. Lunch at Panera at Pacific Commons. 12-08-2015 09:30:00 12-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Nice & Joyful 32 mi, 1 L : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** This is a longer "Nice & Easy" style ride. Meet at Panera Bread on Coleman AVE by the Guadalupe Trail/Hwy 87 at 9:30 am. Follow Hwy 87 north to W St James, left on N Market/Coleman. We will ride to Fremont using the Guadalupe River Trail and Coyote Creek Trail and return by the same route. Lunch at Panera at Pacific Commons. Joy Owens joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896 false DD/MM/YYYY
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Wed, 12 Aug 2015
Chasing Old Goats
9:30 AM
40 mi, 4 SL
Billy Goat
Aptos To Corralitos,Larkin Valley/White
John Blaine
johntblaine@email.com 408-356-1592
Wed, 12,19,26 Aug 2015
Argonaut Rides
6:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Please contact me as we are having a group leave 30 minutes earlier this summer at an M pace. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 12-08-2015 18:00:00 12-08-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Please contact me as we are having a group leave 30 minutes earlier this summer at an M pace. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Wed, 12 Aug 2015
A.W.D.R.---Impromptu for Credit
6:00 PM
10+ mi, 4 LM
Mountain Goat
Sierra Vista
***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS*** To All Mountain Bikers: This Wednesday (8-12-15) there will be an Impromptu Ride for Credit at Alum Rock Park & Sierra Vista. We will meet at 6:00 pm on the southeast corner of the intersection of N. Capital & Berryessa in the parking located between the gas station & the CVS drugstore. Bring all necessary supplies. No one left behind. Hope to see you there. Richard Holtermann 408 826-2546 12-08-2015 18:00:00 12-08-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: A.W.D.R.---Impromptu for Credit 10+ mi, 4 LM : ***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS*** To All Mountain Bikers: This Wednesday (8-12-15) there will be an Impromptu Ride for Credit at Alum Rock Park & Sierra Vista. We will meet at 6:00 pm on the southeast corner of the intersection of N. Capital & Berryessa in the parking located between the gas station & the CVS drugstore. Bring all necessary supplies. No one left behind. Hope to see you there. Richard Holtermann 408 826-2546 Richard Holtermann mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546 false DD/MM/YYYY
Richard Holtermann
mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546
Thu, 13 Aug 2015
On Orbit Clouds Observation
6:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 13-08-2015 06:00:00 13-08-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Thu, 13 Aug 2015
Day 1 of 2 RRR Larkspur to Samuel Taylor
7:45 AM
25 mi, 3 LM
Grizzly Bear
Choo-Choo Ride
Day 1 of 2 to the Russian River Rally. There is NO sag; you need to be self-supported for camping. No one left behind. We will take Caltrain #329 leaving San Jose Tamien at 7:56. Arrive EARLY to buy a ticket or use a Clipper Card. We will then take the ferry to Larkspur (cheaper fare with Clipper Card) and ride to Samuel P. Taylor Park with a stop at Fairfax Scoop (best ice cream). Members need to pre-register for the Russian River Rally and arrange their own transportation home if not riding home on Sunday and Monday. 13-08-2015 07:45:00 13-08-2015 08:45:00 6 ACTC: Day 1 of 2 RRR Larkspur to Samuel Taylor 25 mi, 3 LM : Day 1 of 2 to the Russian River Rally. There is NO sag; you need to be self-supported for camping. No one left behind. We will take Caltrain #329 leaving San Jose Tamien at 7:56. Arrive EARLY to buy a ticket or use a Clipper Card. We will then take the ferry to Larkspur (cheaper fare with Clipper Card) and ride to Samuel P. Taylor Park with a stop at Fairfax Scoop (best ice cream). Members need to pre-register for the Russian River Rally and arrange their own transportation home if not riding home on Sunday and Monday. Tony Le atlevelo@gmail.com 408-286-9439 false DD/MM/YYYY
Tony Le
atlevelo@gmail.com 408-286-9439
Thu, 13,20 Aug 2015
Thursday Trek
9:00 AM
12-26 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ISN'T A RIDE ON THE 2ND AND THE RIDES START AT 9AM. Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We will stop for snacks or a meal along the way. Meet at the Almaden light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments at the north/west corner. Rides will get progressively longer throughout the month with the first ride being the shortest and the last ride being the longest. Contact me if you want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. 13-08-2015 09:00:00 13-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Thursday Trek 12-26 mi, 1 LM : PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ISN'T A RIDE ON THE 2ND AND THE RIDES START AT 9AM. Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We will stop for snacks or a meal along the way. Meet at the Almaden light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments at the north/west corner. Rides will get progressively longer throughout the month with the first ride being the shortest and the last ride being the longest. Contact me if you want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. Stephanie Metz stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780 false DD/MM/YYYY
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Thu, 13 Aug 2015
Our Favorite Kids
9:30 AM
24 mi, 6 M, 3500 ft
Billy Goat
Los Trancos/Ramona,Los Trancos Woods,Alpine East,Westridge
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Here's your mid summer quick little get-away. If it's not quite what you want, route sheet deviations are fine. The route starts with a couple tough woodland climbs. Then we cruise along Alpine's shady creek. Finish with an easy game - count homes on Westridge that aren't as stately as yours. Drive to the start/finish at the Windy Hill Preserve parking lot from San Jose via 280 north. Exit onto Alpine Road; go west to Portola Road, turn right, drive about one mile to the Preserve entrance on the left. 13-08-2015 09:30:00 13-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 24 mi, 6 M , 3500 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Here's your mid summer quick little get-away. If it's not quite what you want, route sheet deviations are fine. The route starts with a couple tough woodland climbs. Then we cruise along Alpine's shady creek. Finish with an easy game - count homes on Westridge that aren't as stately as yours. Drive to the start/finish at the Windy Hill Preserve parking lot from San Jose via 280 north. Exit onto Alpine Road; go west to Portola Road, turn right, drive about one mile to the Preserve entrance on the left. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Thu, 13,20,27 Aug 2015
Thursday Metcalf
4:30 PM
20 mi, 5 M-MB
Billy Goat
Yerba Buena/Hassler,Metcalf
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Fri, 14 Aug 2015
On Orbit Clouds Observation
6:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 14-08-2015 06:00:00 14-08-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Fri, 14 Aug 2015
1 Day Ride to the RRR
6:30 AM
63 mi, 4 LM-M, 3300 ft
Grizzly Bear
Russian River Rally
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Let's ride to the Russian River Rally! We will board Caltrain #319 at San Jose Tamien Station for 6:56 AM departure. Plan to arrive early to buy your ticket or use your Clipper Card. Once we arrive in SF, we will ride to the Golden Gate Ferry for the 9:10 ferry to Larkspur. Please register for the RRR, find someone to carry your gear to the campground, and find a way home on Sunday. We will stop along the way to find food and drink, but please carry enough snacks and all necessary supplies. Plan to ride with the group and take regroups. If there is enough interest, I will list a homeward bound ride. Please print your route sheet http://ridewithgps.com/routes/9743794 14-08-2015 06:30:00 14-08-2015 07:30:00 6 ACTC: 1 Day Ride to the RRR 63 mi, 4 LM-M , 3300 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Let's ride to the Russian River Rally! We will board Caltrain #319 at San Jose Tamien Station for 6:56 AM departure. Plan to arrive early to buy your ticket or use your Clipper Card. Once we arrive in SF, we will ride to the Golden Gate Ferry for the 9:10 ferry to Larkspur. Please register for the RRR, find someone to carry your gear to the campground, and find a way home on Sunday. We will stop along the way to find food and drink, but please carry enough snacks and all necessary supplies. Plan to ride with the group and take regroups. If there is enough interest, I will list a homeward bound ride. Please print your route sheet http://ridewithgps.com/routes/9743794 Diane Sanchez-Costello dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701 false DD/MM/YYYY
Diane Sanchez-Costello
dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701
Fri, 14 Aug 2015
Day 2 to RRR - Samuel Taylor - Casini
9:00 AM
55 mi, 4 LM
Grizzly Bear
Ride To Beach
Tony Le
atlevelo@gmail.com 408-286-9439
Fri, 14 Aug 2015
Wobbly Wheelers
9:30 AM
25 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Coffee Roasting
Keith Giles
ohsix@bikerider.com 408-244-9401
Fri, 14 Aug 2015
Tortoises Climbing Hills
10:00 AM
20 mi, 5 LM
Billy Goat
Tunitas Creek
Tunitas Creek is always a shady and relatively cool route for hot summer days, through the redwoods down to the coast. Take 280 north, exit at Woodside Rd, go left under freeway on Woodside Road (Hwy 84). After Woodside go right on Kings Mtn to Skyline and park across the road at the top of Tunitas (or continue 84 to the top and go right on Skyline to the top of Tunitas). Bring plenty of water and snacks. Leisurely ride, plan to take regroups as needed. 14-08-2015 10:00:00 14-08-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Tortoises Climbing Hills 20 mi, 5 LM : Tunitas Creek is always a shady and relatively cool route for hot summer days, through the redwoods down to the coast. Take 280 north, exit at Woodside Rd, go left under freeway on Woodside Road (Hwy 84). After Woodside go right on Kings Mtn to Skyline and park across the road at the top of Tunitas (or continue 84 to the top and go right on Skyline to the top of Tunitas). Bring plenty of water and snacks. Leisurely ride, plan to take regroups as needed. Marcia Wire (408)395-0386 false DD/MM/YYYY
Marcia Wire
(408)395-0386
Sat, 15 Aug 2015
Uvas Loop
8:30 AM
55 mi, 4 M, 2500 ft
Billy Goat
Llagas/Willow Springs,Bernal
We will ride to Bernal and then Willow Springs (16 mph) via Santa Teresa. Then Oak Glen, Sycamore(hill side), Watsonville Rd to Uvas. Return Almaden Expressway.Bring a sandwich/snacks/water. We will not be stopping at a commercial shop. Lunch at Chitactac-Adams County Park. Faster riders can ride ahead. Meet at the VTA Park and Ride light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments. Contact: Mike Friessnig 408-482-5822. 15-08-2015 08:30:00 15-08-2015 09:30:00 6 ACTC: Uvas Loop 55 mi, 4 M , 2500 ft: We will ride to Bernal and then Willow Springs (16 mph) via Santa Teresa. Then Oak Glen, Sycamore(hill side), Watsonville Rd to Uvas. Return Almaden Expressway.Bring a sandwich/snacks/water. We will not be stopping at a commercial shop. Lunch at Chitactac-Adams County Park. Faster riders can ride ahead. Meet at the VTA Park and Ride light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments. Contact: Mike Friessnig 408-482-5822. Michael Friessnig mfriessnig@yahoo.com 408-268-6351 false DD/MM/YYYY
Michael Friessnig
mfriessnig@yahoo.com 408-268-6351
Sat, 15 Aug 2015
Our Favorite Kids
9:00 AM
22-60 mi, 5 M, 3,700-7,000 ft
Billy Goat
Skyline South 3,Bear Gulch West,Skyline North 5,Star Hill/Swett,Native Sons,Skyline North 4,Tunitas Creek,Lobitos Creek,Kings Mountain
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Twice in July this ride through the redwoods on Skyline between Hw 84 and Hw 92 was a cool escape from silicon valley. Now you week-end warriors can sample what had been reserved for retirees, unemployed and underemployed. From Skyline you may add as many side excursions as your legs allow; total distance and goats are your option. All paces welcome - a route sheet is provided. I'll skip the last three goats and lead (uh, sweep) the first six goats for about 6,000' in 45 miles. Start/finish/lunch at Alice's Restaurant on the northwest corner of Skyline and Hw 84. Park by Skyline in a right turn island, away from the businesses. 15-08-2015 09:00:00 15-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 22-60 mi, 5 M , 3,700-7,000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Twice in July this ride through the redwoods on Skyline between Hw 84 and Hw 92 was a cool escape from silicon valley. Now you week-end warriors can sample what had been reserved for retirees, unemployed and underemployed. From Skyline you may add as many side excursions as your legs allow; total distance and goats are your option. All paces welcome - a route sheet is provided. I'll skip the last three goats and lead (uh, sweep) the first six goats for about 6,000' in 45 miles. Start/finish/lunch at Alice's Restaurant on the northwest corner of Skyline and Hw 84. Park by Skyline in a right turn island, away from the businesses. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Sat, 15 Aug 2015
11-City Whirlwind Tour
9:30 AM
40 mi, 2 M-MB, 1000 ft
Grizzly Bear
10 Or More Cities
***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** Ride around the South Bay in one morning. This is a flat-ish ride with a few bumps through Campbell, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Saratoga, Cupertino, Los Altos, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara and San Jose.

Meet at the Campbell Park restrooms on E. Campbell Ave and Gilman Ave in Campbell. The ride will be led at a M-MB pace with a few quick stops for regroups and/or refreshments. Faster riders may go ahead and slower riders must be able to navigate and ride alone. Rain or wet pavement cancels.

Route: http://bit.ly/Whirl11

If parking around Campbell park is unavailable, go east on Campbell Ave and park at the Pruneyard Shopping Center. 15-08-2015 09:30:00 15-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: 11-City Whirlwind Tour 40 mi, 2 M-MB , 1000 ft: ***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** Ride around the South Bay in one morning. This is a flat-ish ride with a few bumps through Campbell, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Saratoga, Cupertino, Los Altos, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara and San Jose. Meet at the Campbell Park restrooms on E. Campbell Ave and Gilman Ave in Campbell. The ride will be led at a M-MB pace with a few quick stops for regroups and/or refreshments. Faster riders may go ahead and slower riders must be able to navigate and ride alone. Rain or wet pavement cancels. Route: http://bit.ly/Whirl11 If parking around Campbell park is unavailable, go east on Campbell Ave and park at the Pruneyard Shopping Center. Stan Lim cycleslim@gmail.com 408-464-8560 false DD/MM/YYYY
Stan Lim
cycleslim@gmail.com 408-464-8560
Sat, 15 Aug 2015
RAGBRAI Reunion Ride
9:30 AM
27 mi, 1 L-LM
Grizzly Bear
Field And Farm
Meet in Morgan Hill, corner of Monterey and Tennant Rd. Park in the shopping center between McD's and TJ Maxx. This is the 3rd Annual RAGBRAI Reunion Ride. An easy ride for all who have cycled across the beautiful state of Iowa and those who have always wanted to do it. This is a flat country ride with stops for pancakes, corn and watermelon. Pancakes at McDonalds at 8:45. Riding begins at 9:30. Take Tennant exit (west off 101), left on Monterey Rd., second right into parking lot. 15-08-2015 09:30:00 15-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: RAGBRAI Reunion Ride 27 mi, 1 L-LM : Meet in Morgan Hill, corner of Monterey and Tennant Rd. Park in the shopping center between McD's and TJ Maxx. This is the 3rd Annual RAGBRAI Reunion Ride. An easy ride for all who have cycled across the beautiful state of Iowa and those who have always wanted to do it. This is a flat country ride with stops for pancakes, corn and watermelon. Pancakes at McDonalds at 8:45. Riding begins at 9:30. Take Tennant exit (west off 101), left on Monterey Rd., second right into parking lot. Kris Thompson ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696 false DD/MM/YYYY
Kris Thompson
ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696
Sun, 16 Aug 2015
Sunday Social
9:00 AM
20 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Los Gatos Maze
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Sun, 16 Aug 2015
Day 1 of 2 RRR Homeward Bound to Olema
9:00 AM
50 mi, 3 LM
Grizzly Bear
Museum/Historic Places
Tony Le
atlevelo@gmail.com 408-286-9439
Sun, 16 Aug 2015
East Side Hills
9:00 AM
30-50 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Various
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com 408-828-2680
Sun, 16 Aug 2015
J.A.M.B.A. Ride
10:00 AM
15+ mi, 4 LM
Mountain Goat
Various
JUST ANOTHER MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURE Ride. We will ride various selected dirt trails depending on rider input. Check the mtb@lists.actc.org site, or call between 9:00 pm & 10:00 pm the evening before for the starting location. Bring all necessary supplies. This is an LM/G ride---no one left behind. Hope to see you there. 16-08-2015 10:00:00 16-08-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: J.A.M.B.A. Ride 15+ mi, 4 LM : JUST ANOTHER MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURE Ride. We will ride various selected dirt trails depending on rider input. Check the mtb@lists.actc.org site, or call between 9:00 pm & 10:00 pm the evening before for the starting location. Bring all necessary supplies. This is an LM/G ride---no one left behind. Hope to see you there. Richard Holtermann mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546 false DD/MM/YYYY
Richard Holtermann
mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546
Sun, 16 Aug 2015
Big Basin, Sky Meadow, China Grade loop
2:00 PM
54 mi, 5 LM, 6800 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Eden/Pierce,Redwood Gulch,Hwy 9 North Upper,Hwy 236 Upper,China Grade,Hwy 9 South
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Coming back early from Russian River? Let's pop over to Big Basin. We can check out Sky Meadow Road: a possible new goat for 2016. On the return, enjoy a thrilling night-time descent of Hwy 9. (Bring lights.)

If you might do this ride, email me by Saturday night to confirm the start time. Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza, north end of Argonaut Shopping Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Pierce. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 16-08-2015 14:00:00 16-08-2015 15:00:00 6 ACTC: Big Basin, Sky Meadow, China Grade loop 54 mi, 5 LM , 6800 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Coming back early from Russian River? Let's pop over to Big Basin. We can check out Sky Meadow Road: a possible new goat for 2016. On the return, enjoy a thrilling night-time descent of Hwy 9. (Bring lights.) If you might do this ride, email me by Saturday night to confirm the start time. Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza, north end of Argonaut Shopping Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Pierce. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY

Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Mon, 17 Aug 2015
On Orbit Clouds Observation
6:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 17-08-2015 06:00:00 17-08-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Mon, 17 Aug 2015
Day 2 RRR Homeward Bound Olema to SJ
9:00 AM
40 mi, 3 LM
Grizzly Bear
Overnighter
Tony Le
atlevelo@gmail.com 408-286-9439
Mon, 17 Aug 2015
Joyride - Morgan Hill
9:00 AM
22+ mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Morgan Hill
Note early start time. Meet by the restrooms at Los Paseos Park on Santa Teresa Blvd just SE of Bernal Rd. From Santa Teresa, make a U turn at Avenida Espana then right into the parking lot. We will follow Santa Teresa and Hale Roads to Morgan Hill, stop at Erik's DeliCafe on Cochrane (opposite Walmart) and take the Coyote Creek Trail back. Includes 0.5 miles on good but unpaved trail. 17-08-2015 09:00:00 17-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Joyride - Morgan Hill 22+ mi, 2 LM : Note early start time. Meet by the restrooms at Los Paseos Park on Santa Teresa Blvd just SE of Bernal Rd. From Santa Teresa, make a U turn at Avenida Espana then right into the parking lot. We will follow Santa Teresa and Hale Roads to Morgan Hill, stop at Erik's DeliCafe on Cochrane (opposite Walmart) and take the Coyote Creek Trail back. Includes 0.5 miles on good but unpaved trail. Joy Owens joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896 false DD/MM/YYYY
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Mon, 17 Aug 2015
Tortoises Climbing Hills
9:30 AM
15 mi, 5 LM
Billy Goat
Hwy 9 North Lower,Hwy 9 North Upper
From the Big Basin Cafe in downtown Saratoga we will climb Hwy 9 up to Skyline at Saratoga Gap. Coffee stop after an invigorating descent. It should be a good weekday jaunt with relatively little traffic. In Saratoga pass the Wells Fargo Bank on Big Basin Way (Hwy 9) and park behind the stores on the opposite side of the street. 17-08-2015 09:30:00 17-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Tortoises Climbing Hills 15 mi, 5 LM : From the Big Basin Cafe in downtown Saratoga we will climb Hwy 9 up to Skyline at Saratoga Gap. Coffee stop after an invigorating descent. It should be a good weekday jaunt with relatively little traffic. In Saratoga pass the Wells Fargo Bank on Big Basin Way (Hwy 9) and park behind the stores on the opposite side of the street. Marcia Wire (408)395-0386 false DD/MM/YYYY
Marcia Wire
(408)395-0386
Mon, 17 Aug 2015
Crankin for Caffeine - BLT
9:30 AM
46 mi, 4 M
Billy Goat
San Felipe
Meet at the VTA (light rail) park & ride lot behind the apartments across Coleman from Almaden Lake (near the corner of Coleman Rd & Winfield Blvd in San Jose). We will travel to the Alum Rock area, cross the valley and climb a gentle San Felipe road with a stop for coffee on our return. Ride co-leaders are Tom Green (997-1939) and Bob Head 218-6556 17-08-2015 09:30:00 17-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Crankin for Caffeine - BLT 46 mi, 4 M : Meet at the VTA (light rail) park & ride lot behind the apartments across Coleman from Almaden Lake (near the corner of Coleman Rd & Winfield Blvd in San Jose). We will travel to the Alum Rock area, cross the valley and climb a gentle San Felipe road with a stop for coffee on our return. Ride co-leaders are Tom Green (997-1939) and Bob Head 218-6556 Leo Hartung leohartung@sbcglobal.net 408-997-1979 false DD/MM/YYYY
Leo Hartung
leohartung@sbcglobal.net 408-997-1979
Bob Head
bnbhead@comcast.net
Mon, 17,24,31 Aug 2015
Argonaut Rides
6:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. We also have a treat this year as my birthday falls on a ride night (8/24 when I turn 61!) Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Please contact me as we are having a group leave 30 minutes earlier this summer at an M pace. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 17-08-2015 18:00:00 17-08-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. We also have a treat this year as my birthday falls on a ride night (8/24 when I turn 61!) Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Please contact me as we are having a group leave 30 minutes earlier this summer at an M pace. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Tue, 18 Aug 2015
Early crosstown to Suncrest
6:00 AM
14 mi, 5 LM, 800 ft
Billy Goat
Suncrest
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com
Tue, 18 Aug 2015
Four Goats
9:00 AM
35 mi, 4 M
Billy Goat
Hwy 9 North Lower,Hwy 9 North Upper,Skyline South 1,Skyline North 1
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet in Wildwood Park in Saratoga off of 4th Street. We will do some long climbs today riding up Highway 9, then go on Skyline to Bear Creek Road. The plan is to ride up when it is cool and ride down when it is warm. We will finish with lunch in Saratoga as an option. My cell number is 408-644-7668 18-08-2015 09:00:00 18-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Four Goats 35 mi, 4 M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet in Wildwood Park in Saratoga off of 4th Street. We will do some long climbs today riding up Highway 9, then go on Skyline to Bear Creek Road. The plan is to ride up when it is cool and ride down when it is warm. We will finish with lunch in Saratoga as an option. My cell number is 408-644-7668 Doug Rawson rawsondr@yahoo.com 408-888-4256 false DD/MM/YYYY
Doug Rawson
rawsondr@yahoo.com 408-888-4256
Tue, 18 Aug 2015
Our Favorite Kids
9:30 AM
45 mi, 5 M, 4000 ft
Billy Goat
Carmel Valley,Cachagua Loop
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** You have options for this beautiful Monterey inland area ride. You can do one goat for a half ride or double up and do the goats in both directions. The one lap ride starts and finishes near the Carmel Village airport at the Ford Road Park. After cruising along placid roadside creeks, we'll stop for lunch and fraternize with the Cachagua locals at the general store. Buy what you can but bring snacks to augment the limited selection. Driving directions: Hw 101 south to Salinas; exit 330 for Laural Dr; right on W Laural Dr; left on Davis Rd; left on Reservation Rd; right on Hw 68 (Monterey Peninsula); left on Laureles Grd; left on Carmel Valley Rd; left on Ford Rd; park on the right at the park. 18-08-2015 09:30:00 18-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 45 mi, 5 M , 4000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** You have options for this beautiful Monterey inland area ride. You can do one goat for a half ride or double up and do the goats in both directions. The one lap ride starts and finishes near the Carmel Village airport at the Ford Road Park. After cruising along placid roadside creeks, we'll stop for lunch and fraternize with the Cachagua locals at the general store. Buy what you can but bring snacks to augment the limited selection. Driving directions: Hw 101 south to Salinas; exit 330 for Laural Dr; right on W Laural Dr; left on Davis Rd; left on Reservation Rd; right on Hw 68 (Monterey Peninsula); left on Laureles Grd; left on Carmel Valley Rd; left on Ford Rd; park on the right at the park. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Tue, 18 Aug 2015
Western Exploration
10:00 AM
27 mi, 2 LM, 1100 ft
Grizzly Bear
Almaden Explorer
A social ride led at an LM pace. An interesting route with some short hills; IT'S NOT A FLAT RIDE. We will be heading west with a cafe stop at Heartbeat Cafe on the return. We will regroup as necessary, and no one will be left behind. Meet in the parking lot of the First Congregational Church of San Jose, on the corner of E. Hamilton Ave, and Leigh Ave, San Jose, CA 95125 (Look for the steeple). Questions: Call or Email *Rain Cancels* 18-08-2015 10:00:00 18-08-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Western Exploration 27 mi, 2 LM , 1100 ft: A social ride led at an LM pace. An interesting route with some short hills; IT'S NOT A FLAT RIDE. We will be heading west with a cafe stop at Heartbeat Cafe on the return. We will regroup as necessary, and no one will be left behind. Meet in the parking lot of the First Congregational Church of San Jose, on the corner of E. Hamilton Ave, and Leigh Ave, San Jose, CA 95125 (Look for the steeple). Questions: Call or Email *Rain Cancels* Terry Kreiter tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185 false DD/MM/YYYY
Terry Kreiter
tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185
Tue, 18,25 Aug 2015
Metcalf Mauler
2:30 PM
20 mi, 5 M, 2150 ft
Billy Goat
Metcalf,Yerba Buena/Hassler
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Tue, 18,25 Aug 2015
Tuesday Trainer
4:30 PM
25 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Quimby West,Mt Pleasant,Aborn,Chaboya,Quimby East
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Tue, 18,25 Aug 2015
Whine and Dine-Mellow & Quick Spinners
6:00 PM
Various mi, 3 LM-M
Billy Goat
Various
The plan is for Mellow LM riders only. Expected to ride together at the pace of the slowest rider. If there is to be a Quick Spinner (QS) option, it will be impromptu. QS may do very challenging hills at a quicker M to MB pace. Route sheets provided on-line, and a few on the ride. Meet at Summit Bikes, Main Street in Los Gatos. Rain or intense heat cancels. Burritos after. Be there ready to roll by six. Sometimes another cyclist will lead the Quick Spinners option. Blog: http://whineanddine.wordpress.com 18-08-2015 18:00:00 18-08-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Whine and Dine-Mellow & Quick Spinners Various mi, 3 LM-M : The plan is for Mellow LM riders only. Expected to ride together at the pace of the slowest rider. If there is to be a Quick Spinner (QS) option, it will be impromptu. QS may do very challenging hills at a quicker M to MB pace. Route sheets provided on-line, and a few on the ride. Meet at Summit Bikes, Main Street in Los Gatos. Rain or intense heat cancels. Burritos after. Be there ready to roll by six. Sometimes another cyclist will lead the Quick Spinners option. Blog: http://whineanddine.wordpress.com Amy Marsh marsh.amy@gmail.com 408-799-5445 false DD/MM/YYYY
Amy Marsh
marsh.amy@gmail.com 408-799-5445
Tue, 18,25 Aug 2015
Whine & Dine MTB Ride
6:00 PM
8-15 mi, 5 LM
Mountain Goat
Various
Tyler French
tfrideco@pacbell.net
Wed, 19 Aug 2015
Early crosstown to Mt Pleasant/Higuera
6:00 AM
20 mi, 5 LM, 1300 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Pleasant,Higuera Rd
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** West-side riders cross town early to meet our eastern buddies. Today let's try some goats near Overfelt HS.

Meet on the north side of Prospect Ave at English Drive, across from Prospect High School. Or join at Mt Pleasant and Kohler around 7:30. (If you will join in the middle, email us the night before so we don't miss you.) All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 19-08-2015 06:00:00 19-08-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: Early crosstown to Mt Pleasant/Higuera 20 mi, 5 LM , 1300 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** West-side riders cross town early to meet our eastern buddies. Today let's try some goats near Overfelt HS. Meet on the north side of Prospect Ave at English Drive, across from Prospect High School. Or join at Mt Pleasant and Kohler around 7:30. (If you will join in the middle, email us the night before so we don't miss you.) All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY

Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Wed, 19 Aug 2015
Nice & Easy
9:30 AM
30 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Stanford
How about coffee at that little French cafe near Stanford? Meet at Bowers Park on Cabrillo between Bowers Ave and San Tomas Expwy in Santa Clara. Thought for the Day: If you've been together long enough to be on your second bottle of Tabasco sauce, you can bet your marriage will last. 19-08-2015 09:30:00 19-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Nice & Easy 30 mi, 1 L : How about coffee at that little French cafe near Stanford? Meet at Bowers Park on Cabrillo between Bowers Ave and San Tomas Expwy in Santa Clara. Thought for the Day: If you've been together long enough to be on your second bottle of Tabasco sauce, you can bet your marriage will last. Keith Giles ohsix@bikerider.com 408-244-9401 false DD/MM/YYYY
Keith Giles
ohsix@bikerider.com 408-244-9401
Wed, 19 Aug 2015
El Corte Madera after work
5:45 PM
12 mi, 5 L-LM, 1400 ft
Mountain Goat
El Corte De Madera Park
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** To All Mountain Bikers, This Wednesday's (8-19-15) Impromptu Ride for credit will be in El Corte de Madera Park. We will meet at 5:45 pm in the new ECdM parking lot, which is located on the west side (watch for the new sign) of Hwy 35, about 4 miles north of the intersection of Hwy 84 & Hwy 35. (If you get to the Skeggs Point parking lot, you are about 1/2 mile too far north.). This is a nonsocial ride, yet no one left behind. Bring all necessary supplies. Hope to see you there. Call if you need more information. five10-409-6711 19-08-2015 17:45:00 19-08-2015 18:45:00 6 ACTC: El Corte Madera after work 12 mi, 5 L-LM , 1400 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** To All Mountain Bikers, This Wednesday's (8-19-15) Impromptu Ride for credit will be in El Corte de Madera Park. We will meet at 5:45 pm in the new ECdM parking lot, which is located on the west side (watch for the new sign) of Hwy 35, about 4 miles north of the intersection of Hwy 84 & Hwy 35. (If you get to the Skeggs Point parking lot, you are about 1/2 mile too far north.). This is a nonsocial ride, yet no one left behind. Bring all necessary supplies. Hope to see you there. Call if you need more information. five10-409-6711 Maggie Speers showdogmissy-actc37@yahoo.com 510-490-1118 false DD/MM/YYYY
Maggie Speers
showdogmissy-actc37@yahoo.com 510-490-1118
Wed, 19,26 Aug 2015
Argonaut Rides
6:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Please contact me as we are having a group leave 30 minutes earlier this summer at an M pace. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 19-08-2015 18:00:00 19-08-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Please contact me as we are having a group leave 30 minutes earlier this summer at an M pace. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Thu, 20 Aug 2015
On Orbit Clouds Observation
6:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 20-08-2015 06:00:00 20-08-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Thu, 20 Aug 2015
Thursday Trek
9:00 AM
12-26 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ISN'T A RIDE ON THE 2ND AND THE RIDES START AT 9AM. Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We will stop for snacks or a meal along the way. Meet at the Almaden light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments at the north/west corner. Rides will get progressively longer throughout the month with the first ride being the shortest and the last ride being the longest. Contact me if you want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. 20-08-2015 09:00:00 20-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Thursday Trek 12-26 mi, 1 LM : PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ISN'T A RIDE ON THE 2ND AND THE RIDES START AT 9AM. Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We will stop for snacks or a meal along the way. Meet at the Almaden light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments at the north/west corner. Rides will get progressively longer throughout the month with the first ride being the shortest and the last ride being the longest. Contact me if you want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. Stephanie Metz stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780 false DD/MM/YYYY
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Thu, 20 Aug 2015
Riding the Eastside Short and Sweet
9:00 AM
23 mi, 4 LM-M, 2329 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Pleasant,Clayton
Diane Sanchez-Costello
dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701
Thu, 20 Aug 2015
Our Favorite Kids
9:30 AM
62 mi, 5 M, 6,100 ft
Billy Goat
San Benancio Canyon,Corral De Tierra,Laureles Grade,Robinson Canyon,Aguajito
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Here's a special 'Our Favorite Kids' ride; it will have a lunch stop. We'll eat at the Carmel Valley Safeway deli. Route sheets are provided and all paces are welcome, call for shorter/longer ride options and carpools. Driving directions: take Hwy 101 south to Salinas; Driving directions to the start/finish: Hw 101 south to Salinas; exit 330 for Laural Dr; right on W Laural Dr; left on Davis Rd; left on Reservation Rd; right on Hw 68 (Monterey Peninsula); left on Laureles Grd; make a quick left into the Park-n-Ride lot by the fire station (no public restroom facilities). 20-08-2015 09:30:00 20-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 62 mi, 5 M , 6,100 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Here's a special 'Our Favorite Kids' ride; it will have a lunch stop. We'll eat at the Carmel Valley Safeway deli. Route sheets are provided and all paces are welcome, call for shorter/longer ride options and carpools. Driving directions: take Hwy 101 south to Salinas; Driving directions to the start/finish: Hw 101 south to Salinas; exit 330 for Laural Dr; right on W Laural Dr; left on Davis Rd; left on Reservation Rd; right on Hw 68 (Monterey Peninsula); left on Laureles Grd; make a quick left into the Park-n-Ride lot by the fire station (no public restroom facilities). Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Thu, 20,27 Aug 2015
Thursday Metcalf
4:30 PM
20 mi, 5 M-MB
Billy Goat
Yerba Buena/Hassler,Metcalf
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Thu, 20 Aug 2015
Ride to ACTC Mailing Party
7:00 PM
Any mi, 1 SL
Grizzly Bear
Utility Ride
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599
Fri, 21 Aug 2015
On Orbit Clouds Observation
6:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 21-08-2015 06:00:00 21-08-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Fri, 21 Aug 2015
TGIF 2
9:00 AM
26 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Coffee Roasting
Bill Gallagher
wtg1940@sbcglobal.net 408-997-0218
Fri, 21 Aug 2015
Tortoises Climbing Hills
9:30 AM
15 mi, 6 LM
Billy Goat
Mt Eden/Pierce,Redwood Gulch,Sanborn
Meet at the Big Basin Cafe in downtown Saratoga for a mostly shady and leisurely journey. Park in the lot behind the stores on the north side of Big Basin Way (Hwy 9). Bring plenty of water and something to eat along the way. Please plan to ride with the group and take regroups. Refreshment stop after the ride. (Note: alternate ride leaders Barry and Janet Chaffin) 21-08-2015 09:30:00 21-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Tortoises Climbing Hills 15 mi, 6 LM : Meet at the Big Basin Cafe in downtown Saratoga for a mostly shady and leisurely journey. Park in the lot behind the stores on the north side of Big Basin Way (Hwy 9). Bring plenty of water and something to eat along the way. Please plan to ride with the group and take regroups. Refreshment stop after the ride. (Note: alternate ride leaders Barry and Janet Chaffin) Marcia Wire (408)395-0386 false DD/MM/YYYY
Marcia Wire
(408)395-0386
Fri, 21 Aug 2015
TGIF Reservoirs - BLT
9:30 AM
48 mi, 3 M
Billy Goat
Bailey/Buffalo Hill
Start by Almaden Lake park by the restrooms (on the Winfield side near the intersection of Coleman/Winfield in San Jose) We will take Foothill Ave and wind through the neighborhood to Santa Teresa. After climbing Bailey we will continue on McKean/Uvas to Watsonville Road. After a stop in Morgan Hill for lunch we will return on either Santa Teresa or Coyote Creek trail depending upon wind conditions. Bike trail return adds about 4 miles. 21-08-2015 09:30:00 21-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: TGIF Reservoirs - BLT 48 mi, 3 M : Start by Almaden Lake park by the restrooms (on the Winfield side near the intersection of Coleman/Winfield in San Jose) We will take Foothill Ave and wind through the neighborhood to Santa Teresa. After climbing Bailey we will continue on McKean/Uvas to Watsonville Road. After a stop in Morgan Hill for lunch we will return on either Santa Teresa or Coyote Creek trail depending upon wind conditions. Bike trail return adds about 4 miles. Leo Hartung leohartung@sbcglobal.net 408-997-1979 false DD/MM/YYYY
Leo Hartung
leohartung@sbcglobal.net 408-997-1979
Sat, 22 Aug 2015
Santa Cruz to Monterey
8:00 AM
108 mi, 2 M-MB, 4000 ft
Grizzly Bear
Monterey
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet in Santa Cruz at the intersection of Delaware Ave & Natural Bridges Dr for a beautiful ride down to the Monterey wharf for clam chowder or your favorite dish. Some riders turn around at the Elkhorn Superette for a 100K ride. Route sheet (XLS) and a link to the RideWithGPS route are at this link: http://tinyurl.com/sctomonterey. No one left behind. 22-08-2015 08:00:00 22-08-2015 09:00:00 6 ACTC: Santa Cruz to Monterey 108 mi, 2 M-MB , 4000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet in Santa Cruz at the intersection of Delaware Ave & Natural Bridges Dr for a beautiful ride down to the Monterey wharf for clam chowder or your favorite dish. Some riders turn around at the Elkhorn Superette for a 100K ride. Route sheet (XLS) and a link to the RideWithGPS route are at this link: http://tinyurl.com/sctomonterey. No one left behind. Lane Parker lane_parker@yahoo.com 408-398-1434 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lane Parker
lane_parker@yahoo.com 408-398-1434
Sat, 22 Aug 2015
Felter - Sierra
9:00 AM
33 mi, 5 M, 5020 ft
Billy Goat
Old Calaveras,Felter,Suncrest,Sierra
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sat, 22 Aug 2015
Riding the Eastside to Pleasanton
9:00 AM
54 mi, 4 LM-M, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Calaveras/Lower,Calaveras/Upper,Calaveras/Backside
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join me for my favorite ride on the Eastside! Bring your lunch or snack as we will have a picnic in the park in Pleasanton before we stop at Meadowlark Dairy for soft serve ice cream. We will return on Calaveras. Please plan on a social ride with regroups. Wet pavement cancels. Meet at the Berryessa Community Center, 3050 Berryessa Rd. Please print your route sheet http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2571373 22-08-2015 09:00:00 22-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Riding the Eastside to Pleasanton 54 mi, 4 LM-M , 3000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join me for my favorite ride on the Eastside! Bring your lunch or snack as we will have a picnic in the park in Pleasanton before we stop at Meadowlark Dairy for soft serve ice cream. We will return on Calaveras. Please plan on a social ride with regroups. Wet pavement cancels. Meet at the Berryessa Community Center, 3050 Berryessa Rd. Please print your route sheet http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2571373 Diane Sanchez-Costello dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701 false DD/MM/YYYY
Diane Sanchez-Costello
dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701
Sat, 22 Aug 2015
Ride to Mission San Jose, Fremont
9:00 AM
~26 mi, 2 L-LM
Grizzly Bear
Mission San Jose
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Ride Mission San Jose, Fremont, via the rollers on Piedmont and climb two 0.2 mile 7-8 percent hills. With the exception of the 2 climbs, this is a social "group" ride. Riders are expected to maintain a 12-14 mph pace on the level. The slowest rider sets the pace for the group. START: In the Target parking lot at Landess Ave & Morrill Ave near the Jack in the Box, San Jose. 22-08-2015 09:00:00 22-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Ride to Mission San Jose, Fremont ~26 mi, 2 L-LM : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Ride Mission San Jose, Fremont, via the rollers on Piedmont and climb two 0.2 mile 7-8 percent hills. With the exception of the 2 climbs, this is a social "group" ride. Riders are expected to maintain a 12-14 mph pace on the level. The slowest rider sets the pace for the group. START: In the Target parking lot at Landess Ave & Morrill Ave near the Jack in the Box, San Jose. Jon Graff jon.graff@yahoo.com 408-262-9577 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jon Graff
jon.graff@yahoo.com 408-262-9577
Sat, 22 Aug 2015
Lexington Area Goats
9:30 AM
30 mi, 4 L-LM, 2400 ft
Billy Goat
Aldercroft Heights,Wrights Station,Old Santa Cruz Hwy
Bob Head
bnbhead@comcast.net 408-218-6556
Dorothy Peterson
dorothy.peterson54@gmail.com
Sat, 22 Aug 2015
Drive to GoSoO!
9:00 PM
1-20 mi, 1 M
Grizzly Bear
Overnighter
Bike (or parking option) from your doorstep in time to ARRIVE BY 9PM at 1540 Holt Ave. Grant Park restrooms Los Altos to load our SAG vehicle(s). Ashland, Oregon starts our 9-day shared-SAG-tour. Deposit required by August 15. Up to 75 miles of remote and rural climbing daily, and up to 455 miles total. Hot inland and cool coastally: Ashland to Howard Prairie and Crater Lakes, Mazama Village, Horseshoe Bend, Umpqua River, Sunset Bay, Simpson Estate, Seven Devils, Bandon, Coquille River, Oregon Coast to Brookings, then return home before Labor Day. Compact overnight gear, layers for all-weather riding, drivers license and proof of insurance, pocket funds, full road lights and reflection, geared bike with water, tubes and compact tools, helmet and route sheet are essential. Cameras, GPS, smart phones and swim suit are handy, too. Join our Cool Blue Crew for all of our future updates! 22-08-2015 21:00:00 22-08-2015 22:00:00 6 ACTC: Drive to GoSoO! 1-20 mi, 1 M : Bike (or parking option) from your doorstep in time to ARRIVE BY 9PM at 1540 Holt Ave. Grant Park restrooms Los Altos to load our SAG vehicle(s). Ashland, Oregon starts our 9-day shared-SAG-tour. Deposit required by August 15. Up to 75 miles of remote and rural climbing daily, and up to 455 miles total. Hot inland and cool coastally: Ashland to Howard Prairie and Crater Lakes, Mazama Village, Horseshoe Bend, Umpqua River, Sunset Bay, Simpson Estate, Seven Devils, Bandon, Coquille River, Oregon Coast to Brookings, then return home before Labor Day. Compact overnight gear, layers for all-weather riding, drivers license and proof of insurance, pocket funds, full road lights and reflection, geared bike with water, tubes and compact tools, helmet and route sheet are essential. Cameras, GPS, smart phones and swim suit are handy, too. Join our Cool Blue Crew for all of our future updates! Brian Chun bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288 false DD/MM/YYYY
Brian Chun
bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288
Sun, 23 Aug 2015
GoSoO!
6:00 AM
21-50 mi, 4 M, 3500 ft
Grizzly Bear
Overnighter
http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8419702 We'll spin around Ashland from DeSalvo: O. Shakespeare Festival, Ashland Creek, Lithia Park, Ashland Loop Rd., Tolman Creek, Central Bike Path, SOU, Omaha Fresh Seafood Steaks, Market of Choice, N. Mtn. Park, Railroad Park, Noble Coffee Roasting, then meet Mike: 541 488 8400 and see who's riding his Cool Ti Blue Crater Lake Bike! Later we will decide to either stay in Ashland (impromptu) or follow our tour to Ashland Klum Landing 29.3M: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8420585 23-08-2015 06:00:00 23-08-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: GoSoO! 21-50 mi, 4 M , 3500 ft: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8419702 We'll spin around Ashland from DeSalvo: O. Shakespeare Festival, Ashland Creek, Lithia Park, Ashland Loop Rd., Tolman Creek, Central Bike Path, SOU, Omaha Fresh Seafood Steaks, Market of Choice, N. Mtn. Park, Railroad Park, Noble Coffee Roasting, then meet Mike: 541 488 8400 and see who's riding his Cool Ti Blue Crater Lake Bike! Later we will decide to either stay in Ashland (impromptu) or follow our tour to Ashland Klum Landing 29.3M: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8420585 Brian Chun bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288 false DD/MM/YYYY
Brian Chun
bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288
Sun, 23 Aug 2015
Sunday Social
9:00 AM
20 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Guadalupe Creek Trail
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Sun, 23 Aug 2015
Ride to the Mtn. View Hong Kong Bakery
9:00 AM
~35 mi, 1 L-LM
Grizzly Bear
Alviso
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Bike to work up an appetite for the Hong Kong Bakery in Mountain View, and then lunch towards the end of the ride - so bring money (5 Guys (?)) or your own lunch. We'll bike through historic Alviso. This is a social GROUP ride, so the slowest rider sets the pace for the group. Riders are expected to maintain a 12 to 14 mph pace for the entire ride (when riding flat with no wind). START: In the Target parking lot at Landess Ave & Morrill Ave near the Jack in the Box, San Jose. 23-08-2015 09:00:00 23-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Ride to the Mtn. View Hong Kong Bakery ~35 mi, 1 L-LM : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Bike to work up an appetite for the Hong Kong Bakery in Mountain View, and then lunch towards the end of the ride - so bring money (5 Guys (?)) or your own lunch. We'll bike through historic Alviso. This is a social GROUP ride, so the slowest rider sets the pace for the group. Riders are expected to maintain a 12 to 14 mph pace for the entire ride (when riding flat with no wind). START: In the Target parking lot at Landess Ave & Morrill Ave near the Jack in the Box, San Jose. Jon Graff jon.graff@yahoo.com 408-262-9577 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jon Graff
jon.graff@yahoo.com 408-262-9577
Sun, 23 Aug 2015
Big Basin, Sky Meadow, China Grade
9:00 AM
54 mi, 5 LM, 6800 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Eden/Pierce,Redwood Gulch,Hwy 9 North Upper,Hwy 236 Upper,China Grade,Hwy 9 South
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** The climb out of Big Basin toward Boulder Creek on Hwy 236, while not long, can be hot and tedious. Sky Meadow Road is an alternative: a tiny one-lane road, climbing quietly through a shady forest.

If at least two club members do this ride, we can nominate Sky Meadow as a new goat for 2016. If you might do the ride, email me by 8PM Saturday to confirm the ride is on. Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza, north end of Argonaut Shopping Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Pierce. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 23-08-2015 09:00:00 23-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Big Basin, Sky Meadow, China Grade 54 mi, 5 LM , 6800 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** The climb out of Big Basin toward Boulder Creek on Hwy 236, while not long, can be hot and tedious. Sky Meadow Road is an alternative: a tiny one-lane road, climbing quietly through a shady forest. If at least two club members do this ride, we can nominate Sky Meadow as a new goat for 2016. If you might do the ride, email me by 8PM Saturday to confirm the ride is on. Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza, north end of Argonaut Shopping Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Pierce. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY

Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Sun, 23 Aug 2015
East Side Hills
9:00 AM
30-50 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Various
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com 408-828-2680
Sun, 23 Aug 2015
Goatbusters
9:30 AM
52 mi, 5 B, 5100 ft
Billy Goat
Fremont Peak,San Juan Grade,Crazy Horse,Carr/Anzar
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Today we tackle goats near San Juan Bautista. Ride led at B pace with no regroups. MB-pace or slower riders are welcome, but should expect to ride alone. Meet at Windmill Market (corner of 156 and The Alameda) in San Juan Bautista. Route map can be found at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/9932794 23-08-2015 09:30:00 23-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Goatbusters 52 mi, 5 B , 5100 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Today we tackle goats near San Juan Bautista. Ride led at B pace with no regroups. MB-pace or slower riders are welcome, but should expect to ride alone. Meet at Windmill Market (corner of 156 and The Alameda) in San Juan Bautista. Route map can be found at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/9932794 Dan Swanson dan@swanson.name 408-568-9784 false DD/MM/YYYY
Dan Swanson
dan@swanson.name 408-568-9784
Sun, 23 Aug 2015
J.A.M.B.A. Ride
10:00 AM
15+ mi, 4 LM
Mountain Goat
Various
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** JUST ANOTHER MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURE Ride. We will ride various selected dirt trails depending on rider input. Check the mtb@lists.actc.org site, or call between 9:00 pm & 10:00 pm the evening before for the starting location. Bring all necessary supplies. This is an LM/G ride---no one left behind. Hope to see you there. 23-08-2015 10:00:00 23-08-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: J.A.M.B.A. Ride 15+ mi, 4 LM : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** JUST ANOTHER MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURE Ride. We will ride various selected dirt trails depending on rider input. Check the mtb@lists.actc.org site, or call between 9:00 pm & 10:00 pm the evening before for the starting location. Bring all necessary supplies. This is an LM/G ride---no one left behind. Hope to see you there. Richard Holtermann mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546 false DD/MM/YYYY
Richard Holtermann
mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546
Sun, 23 Aug 2015
4 Corners Ride
1:30 PM
15 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Four Corners Ride
Where will Berry choose to aim this group? A bike path? A historical site? Only you can influence his choice. This 15-mile ride is for new riders and old friends who like to chat. Meet at Hamilton and Leigh in the Congregational Church Parking lot (Leigh side). Will stop for snack (Italian "spuntino"). My cell is actually 669-237-7283. 23-08-2015 13:30:00 23-08-2015 14:30:00 6 ACTC: 4 Corners Ride 15 mi, 1 L : Where will Berry choose to aim this group? A bike path? A historical site? Only you can influence his choice. This 15-mile ride is for new riders and old friends who like to chat. Meet at Hamilton and Leigh in the Congregational Church Parking lot (Leigh side). Will stop for snack (Italian "spuntino"). My cell is actually 669-237-7283. Berry West spinesign@sbcglobal.net 669-237-7283 false DD/MM/YYYY
Berry West
spinesign@sbcglobal.net 669-237-7283
Mon, 24 Aug 2015
Early crosstown to Mt Pleasant/Higuera
5:45 AM
21 mi, 5 LM, 1400 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Pleasant,Higuera Rd
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Mon, 24 Aug 2015
GoSoO!
6:00 AM
30-O mi, 4 M, 1800 ft
Grizzly Bear
Overnighter
Brian Chun
bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288
Mon, 24 Aug 2015
Crankin With a Twist (BLT)
9:30 AM
28 mi, 3 M
Grizzly Bear
Field And Farm
Social ride led at an M pace. Meet at the Almaden VTA Park & Ride near the corner of Coleman Rd & Winfield Blvd, San Jose. This rides takes us through New Almaden to the base of Hick's Road and back. Today's "twist" will wind through the hills of the Almaden Valley before joining Terry Kreiter's "Crankin for Caffeine" riders for socializing at the end of the ride. Regroups at top of climbs. No one left behind. Rain cancels the ride. 24-08-2015 09:30:00 24-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Crankin With a Twist (BLT) 28 mi, 3 M : Social ride led at an M pace. Meet at the Almaden VTA Park & Ride near the corner of Coleman Rd & Winfield Blvd, San Jose. This rides takes us through New Almaden to the base of Hick's Road and back. Today's "twist" will wind through the hills of the Almaden Valley before joining Terry Kreiter's "Crankin for Caffeine" riders for socializing at the end of the ride. Regroups at top of climbs. No one left behind. Rain cancels the ride. Tom Green tomgreen997@yahoo.com 408-997-1939 false DD/MM/YYYY
Tom Green
tomgreen997@yahoo.com 408-997-1939
Mon, 24 Aug 2015
Crankin for Caffeine
9:30 AM
25 mi, 2 LM, 900 ft
Grizzly Bear
Field And Farm
Social ride led at an LM pace. Meet at the Almaden VTA parking lot near corner of Coleman Rd & Winfield Blvd, San Jose. Pat Grilione's traditional route follows quiet residential streets and country roads, passing through the historic town of New Almaden. The "Crankin with a Twist" ride will join us for coffee and socializing near the end of the ride. No one left behind. *Rain Cancels* 24-08-2015 09:30:00 24-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Crankin for Caffeine 25 mi, 2 LM , 900 ft: Social ride led at an LM pace. Meet at the Almaden VTA parking lot near corner of Coleman Rd & Winfield Blvd, San Jose. Pat Grilione's traditional route follows quiet residential streets and country roads, passing through the historic town of New Almaden. The "Crankin with a Twist" ride will join us for coffee and socializing near the end of the ride. No one left behind. *Rain Cancels* Terry Kreiter tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185 false DD/MM/YYYY
Terry Kreiter
tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185
Mon, 24 Aug 2015
Sea Breezin'
10:00 AM
24 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Santa Cruz
Don't let the summer go by without a "cruz" on the Santa Cruz waterfront, from the Long's Marine Lab to New Brighton Beach. We'll be "cruzin'" past the Santa Cruz Boardwalk, through Capitola, and on some of the beautiful San Lorenzo River trails. We'll stop for coffee at the Pergolosi, a classic Victorian (with garden) downtown Santa Cruz before a stop at our Santa Cruz bungalow for a post-ride social. We start on Delaware Ave. directly behind Natural Bridges State Park where parking is plentiful and free. 24-08-2015 10:00:00 24-08-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Sea Breezin' 24 mi, 2 LM : Don't let the summer go by without a "cruz" on the Santa Cruz waterfront, from the Long's Marine Lab to New Brighton Beach. We'll be "cruzin'" past the Santa Cruz Boardwalk, through Capitola, and on some of the beautiful San Lorenzo River trails. We'll stop for coffee at the Pergolosi, a classic Victorian (with garden) downtown Santa Cruz before a stop at our Santa Cruz bungalow for a post-ride social. We start on Delaware Ave. directly behind Natural Bridges State Park where parking is plentiful and free. Karl Laucher 408-267-7117 false DD/MM/YYYY
Karl Laucher
408-267-7117
Mon, 24,31 Aug 2015
Argonaut Rides
6:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. We also have a treat this year as my birthday falls on a ride night (8/24 when I turn 61!) Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Please contact me as we are having a group leave 30 minutes earlier this summer at an M pace. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 24-08-2015 18:00:00 24-08-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. We also have a treat this year as my birthday falls on a ride night (8/24 when I turn 61!) Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Please contact me as we are having a group leave 30 minutes earlier this summer at an M pace. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Tue, 25 Aug 2015
GoSoO!
6:00 AM
65 mi, 4 M, ~4500 ft
Grizzly Bear
Overnighter
Brian Chun
bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288
Tue, 25 Aug 2015
On Orbit Clouds Observation
6:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 25-08-2015 06:00:00 25-08-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Tue, 25 Aug 2015
Our Favorite Kids
9:30 AM
28-59 mi, 5 M, 2000-6500 ft
Billy Goat
Felton-Empire,Empire Grade,Empire Grade Upper,Granite Creek
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Climbing 18.2 miles on Empire Grade can be a chore. But that forest descent is no boor. 3.3 miles on Granite Creek is a treat, being along the creek. As always: all paces welcome; route sheets provided; shorter/longer options acceptable; no sweep. Start/lunch/finish in Felton. Driving directions: from Los Gatos take Hwy 17 south; exit at Mt. Herman Rd into Scotts Valley; right on Mt. Herman Rd towards Felton; just before Graham Hill Rd, left into the Safeway shopping center; park near Graham Hill, furthest away from Safeway. 25-08-2015 09:30:00 25-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 28-59 mi, 5 M , 2000-6500 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Climbing 18.2 miles on Empire Grade can be a chore. But that forest descent is no boor. 3.3 miles on Granite Creek is a treat, being along the creek. As always: all paces welcome; route sheets provided; shorter/longer options acceptable; no sweep. Start/lunch/finish in Felton. Driving directions: from Los Gatos take Hwy 17 south; exit at Mt. Herman Rd into Scotts Valley; right on Mt. Herman Rd towards Felton; just before Graham Hill Rd, left into the Safeway shopping center; park near Graham Hill, furthest away from Safeway. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Tue, 25 Aug 2015
Almaden Explorer
10:00 AM
25+ mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Almaden Explorer
Rob Reicher
robreicher@yahoo.com 408-621-5651
Tue, 25 Aug 2015
Metcalf Mauler
2:30 PM
20 mi, 5 M, 2150 ft
Billy Goat
Metcalf,Yerba Buena/Hassler
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Tue, 25 Aug 2015
Tuesday Trainer
4:30 PM
25 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Quimby West,Mt Pleasant,Aborn,Chaboya,Quimby East
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Tue, 25 Aug 2015
Whine and Dine-Mellow & Quick Spinners
6:00 PM
Various mi, 3 LM-M
Billy Goat
Various
The plan is for Mellow LM riders only. Expected to ride together at the pace of the slowest rider. If there is to be a Quick Spinner (QS) option, it will be impromptu. QS may do very challenging hills at a quicker M to MB pace. Route sheets provided on-line, and a few on the ride. Meet at Summit Bikes, Main Street in Los Gatos. Rain or intense heat cancels. Burritos after. Be there ready to roll by six. Sometimes another cyclist will lead the Quick Spinners option. Blog: http://whineanddine.wordpress.com 25-08-2015 18:00:00 25-08-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Whine and Dine-Mellow & Quick Spinners Various mi, 3 LM-M : The plan is for Mellow LM riders only. Expected to ride together at the pace of the slowest rider. If there is to be a Quick Spinner (QS) option, it will be impromptu. QS may do very challenging hills at a quicker M to MB pace. Route sheets provided on-line, and a few on the ride. Meet at Summit Bikes, Main Street in Los Gatos. Rain or intense heat cancels. Burritos after. Be there ready to roll by six. Sometimes another cyclist will lead the Quick Spinners option. Blog: http://whineanddine.wordpress.com Amy Marsh marsh.amy@gmail.com 408-799-5445 false DD/MM/YYYY
Amy Marsh
marsh.amy@gmail.com 408-799-5445
Tue, 25 Aug 2015
Whine & Dine MTB Ride
6:00 PM
8-15 mi, 5 LM
Mountain Goat
Various
Tyler French
tfrideco@pacbell.net
Wed, 26 Aug 2015
Early crosstown to Mt Pleasant/Higuera
5:45 AM
21 mi, 5 LM, 1400 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Pleasant,Higuera Rd
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Wed, 26 Aug 2015
GoSoO!
6:00 AM
75 mi, 4 M-MB, ~3000' ft
Grizzly Bear
Overnighter
Brian Chun
bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288
Wed, 26 Aug 2015
Los Gatos Goat Climbing
9:30 AM
30 mi, 6 M
Billy Goat
Aztec Ridge,Foster
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** We will start at Almaden Lake Park by the restrooms near Winfield Blvd. Take a leisurely ride to Los Gatos before we get down to serious business of climbing Aztec and Foster. Maybe we will do Overlook if time, lungs and legs permit. Before we ride back, we will stop at Los Gatos Meats & Smoke House to test out their sandwiches. 26-08-2015 09:30:00 26-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Los Gatos Goat Climbing 30 mi, 6 M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** We will start at Almaden Lake Park by the restrooms near Winfield Blvd. Take a leisurely ride to Los Gatos before we get down to serious business of climbing Aztec and Foster. Maybe we will do Overlook if time, lungs and legs permit. Before we ride back, we will stop at Los Gatos Meats & Smoke House to test out their sandwiches. Doug Rawson rawsondr@yahoo.com 408-888-4256 false DD/MM/YYYY
Doug Rawson
rawsondr@yahoo.com 408-888-4256
Wed, 26 Aug 2015
Nice and Easy
9:30 AM
20+ mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Sunnyvale Baylands
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at Panera Bread on Coleman AVE by the Guadalupe Trail/Hwy 87 at 9:30 am. Follow Hwy 87 north to W St James, left on N Market/Coleman. We will follow the Guadalupe River Trail to Sunnyvale Baylands Park and then follow the San Tomas Trail to coffee in Santa Clara. 26-08-2015 09:30:00 26-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Nice and Easy 20+ mi, 1 L : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at Panera Bread on Coleman AVE by the Guadalupe Trail/Hwy 87 at 9:30 am. Follow Hwy 87 north to W St James, left on N Market/Coleman. We will follow the Guadalupe River Trail to Sunnyvale Baylands Park and then follow the San Tomas Trail to coffee in Santa Clara. Joy Owens joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896 false DD/MM/YYYY
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Wed, 26 Aug 2015
Johns Journeys for Delightful Delectibles
10:00 AM
25+ mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Lunch Ride
John Mazzella
408-906-9084
Wed, 26 Aug 2015
Argonaut Rides
6:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Please contact me as we are having a group leave 30 minutes earlier this summer at an M pace. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 26-08-2015 18:00:00 26-08-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Please contact me as we are having a group leave 30 minutes earlier this summer at an M pace. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Wed, 26 Aug 2015
A.W.D.R.
6:00 PM
10+ mi, 4 LM
Mountain Goat
Arastradero Regional Preserve
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** To All Mountain Bikers, this Wednesday's After Work Dirty Ride will be in Arastradero Park. We will meet at 6:00 pm in the Arastradero Park parking lot located on the east side of Arastadero Road. Bring water and all necessary supplies. Rio Adobe in Cupertino is a good place to get something to eat after the ride. Hope to see you there. Please call if you need more information. S.T.M. Richard Holtermann 408 826-2546 26-08-2015 18:00:00 26-08-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: A.W.D.R. 10+ mi, 4 LM : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** To All Mountain Bikers, this Wednesday's After Work Dirty Ride will be in Arastradero Park. We will meet at 6:00 pm in the Arastradero Park parking lot located on the east side of Arastadero Road. Bring water and all necessary supplies. Rio Adobe in Cupertino is a good place to get something to eat after the ride. Hope to see you there. Please call if you need more information. S.T.M. Richard Holtermann 408 826-2546 Richard Holtermann mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546 false DD/MM/YYYY
Richard Holtermann
mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546
Thu, 27 Aug 2015
GoSoO!
6:00 AM
54 mi, 4 M, 2500 ft
Grizzly Bear
Overnighter
Horseshoe Camp Costco Roseburg 54.1M http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8421804 From Horseshoe Camp we will follow the lower Umpqua River to Roseburg, cycle commute a bit through town, and perhaps sit with the locals for lunch at Costco. Thoroughly fed up, we'll hang out a little more, maybe even shop a bit, then drive fully-loaded to Sunset Bay SP. 27-08-2015 06:00:00 27-08-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: GoSoO! 54 mi, 4 M , 2500 ft: Horseshoe Camp Costco Roseburg 54.1M http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8421804 From Horseshoe Camp we will follow the lower Umpqua River to Roseburg, cycle commute a bit through town, and perhaps sit with the locals for lunch at Costco. Thoroughly fed up, we'll hang out a little more, maybe even shop a bit, then drive fully-loaded to Sunset Bay SP. Brian Chun bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288 false DD/MM/YYYY
Brian Chun
bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288
Thu, 27 Aug 2015
On Orbit Clouds Observation
6:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 27-08-2015 06:00:00 27-08-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Thu, 27 Aug 2015
Thursday Trek-Hilly Edition
9:00 AM
20-24 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Reservoirs
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Thu, 27 Aug 2015
Our Favorite Kids
9:00 AM
42 mi, 6 M, 4500 ft
Billy Goat
Old Santa Cruz Hwy,Redwood Estates,Loch Lomond,Zayante
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** The start is close by. Today's temps a little high. So 9 o'clock starts this ride. While it's cool, Redwood Estates we'll do. But if steep you abhor, there is a pleasant detour. Warning: 42 miles plus a Felton lunch stop, makes an afternoon on Zayante a bit hot. If driving to the start from Los Gatos, take US 880 south; exit on the Bear Creek Rd overpass; right on Bear Creek, go over freeway; right on Old Santa Cruz Hwy; go about 1/4 mile and park in the gravel area on the left. 27-08-2015 09:00:00 27-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 42 mi, 6 M , 4500 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** The start is close by. Today's temps a little high. So 9 o'clock starts this ride. While it's cool, Redwood Estates we'll do. But if steep you abhor, there is a pleasant detour. Warning: 42 miles plus a Felton lunch stop, makes an afternoon on Zayante a bit hot. If driving to the start from Los Gatos, take US 880 south; exit on the Bear Creek Rd overpass; right on Bear Creek, go over freeway; right on Old Santa Cruz Hwy; go about 1/4 mile and park in the gravel area on the left. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Thu, 27 Aug 2015
Thursday Metcalf
4:30 PM
20 mi, 5 M-MB
Billy Goat
Yerba Buena/Hassler,Metcalf
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Fri, 28 Aug 2015
Early crosstown to Mt Pleasant/Higuera
5:45 AM
21 mi, 5 LM, 1400 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Pleasant,Higuera Rd
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Fri, 28 Aug 2015
GoSoO!
6:00 AM
0-35 mi, 3 M, O-500 ft
Grizzly Bear
Overnighter
Brian Chun
bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288
Fri, 28 Aug 2015
Dumbarton Bridge Loop
7:45 AM
50-70 mi, 1 L-LM
Grizzly Bear
Dumbarton Bridge
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Start at the Almaden Light Rail on Coleman Road/Winfield Blvd, behind the apartments, *at 7:45 am sharp.* All welcome to join us but you need to be able to see to your own mechanical issues! We will go up the Guadalupe River Trail, then to Fremont, cross the Dumbarton Bridge and return via Palo Alto and Mountain View. Taking the Light Rail back from Middlefield will make a ride of around 50 miles. Riding the whole distance would be about 70 miles. We are planning a coffee/food stop at Fremont and another in Sunnyvale if riding the whole distance, but this is a long ride so do bring plenty of water and snacks. Co-Leader Betsy Goldberg. 28-08-2015 07:45:00 28-08-2015 08:45:00 6 ACTC: Dumbarton Bridge Loop 50-70 mi, 1 L-LM : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Start at the Almaden Light Rail on Coleman Road/Winfield Blvd, behind the apartments, *at 7:45 am sharp.* All welcome to join us but you need to be able to see to your own mechanical issues! We will go up the Guadalupe River Trail, then to Fremont, cross the Dumbarton Bridge and return via Palo Alto and Mountain View. Taking the Light Rail back from Middlefield will make a ride of around 50 miles. Riding the whole distance would be about 70 miles. We are planning a coffee/food stop at Fremont and another in Sunnyvale if riding the whole distance, but this is a long ride so do bring plenty of water and snacks. Co-Leader Betsy Goldberg. Joy Owens joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896 false DD/MM/YYYY
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Fri, 28 Aug 2015
No Hills Ride
10:00 AM
15 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Coffee Roasting
***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** Meet at the VTA Park and Ride lot behind the corner of Coleman Rd. and Winfield Blvd. in South San Jose. This is a very level group ride, no hills, 10-12 mph. We will head south to Bernal Rd. for a 30 minute break for snacks and coffee at the mid point of the ride. 28-08-2015 10:00:00 28-08-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: No Hills Ride 15 mi, 1 L : ***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** Meet at the VTA Park and Ride lot behind the corner of Coleman Rd. and Winfield Blvd. in South San Jose. This is a very level group ride, no hills, 10-12 mph. We will head south to Bernal Rd. for a 30 minute break for snacks and coffee at the mid point of the ride. James Rustermier rustermier@gmail.com 408-972-1689 false DD/MM/YYYY
James Rustermier
rustermier@gmail.com 408-972-1689
Sat, 29 Aug 2015
GoSoO!
6:00 AM
58 mi, 4 M, ~2500 ft
Grizzly Bear
Overnighter
Sunset Bay Cape Blanco 58.4M http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8422518 To Cape Arago, Bandon (wharf clam chowder and sweets for lunch!), Cape Blanco Lighthouse and SP Camp A45 (54) or A47 (44)?, above the sand-swept dunes and perilous cliffs overlooking the Pacific. Time to settle down and dine on more hearty camp chow before the raccoons raid us! 29-08-2015 06:00:00 29-08-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: GoSoO! 58 mi, 4 M , ~2500 ft: Sunset Bay Cape Blanco 58.4M http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8422518 To Cape Arago, Bandon (wharf clam chowder and sweets for lunch!), Cape Blanco Lighthouse and SP Camp A45 (54) or A47 (44)?, above the sand-swept dunes and perilous cliffs overlooking the Pacific. Time to settle down and dine on more hearty camp chow before the raccoons raid us! Brian Chun bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288 false DD/MM/YYYY
Brian Chun
bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288
Sat, 29 Aug 2015
Training for Eastern Sierra
6:45 AM
16 mi, 6 LM, 2000 ft
Billy Goat
Bohlman
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Sat, 29 Aug 2015
LDTR - Coastal Climbs and Cruisin
8:00 AM
112 mi, 5 M-MB, 8200 ft
Billy Goat
Empire Grade,Swanton,Stage,Higgins/Purisima
LDTRs are for experienced, fit riders. Meet at Natural Bridges Park in Santa Cruz for this four-goats-before-lunch in Half Moon Bay ride, then a tailwind cruisin return to Natural Bridges (normal winds prevailing). Brief regroups for M+ paced. No sweep. Route SCN004 plus 9.3 mi Empire Grade goat add-on at the beginning. Route sheets provided. 29-08-2015 08:00:00 29-08-2015 09:00:00 6 ACTC: LDTR - Coastal Climbs and Cruisin 112 mi, 5 M-MB , 8200 ft: LDTRs are for experienced, fit riders. Meet at Natural Bridges Park in Santa Cruz for this four-goats-before-lunch in Half Moon Bay ride, then a tailwind cruisin return to Natural Bridges (normal winds prevailing). Brief regroups for M+ paced. No sweep. Route SCN004 plus 9.3 mi Empire Grade goat add-on at the beginning. Route sheets provided. Jon Kaplan jkaplan999@gmail.com 408-828-0344 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jon Kaplan
jkaplan999@gmail.com 408-828-0344
Sat, 29 Aug 2015
Northern Goats Sweeney Ridge
9:00 AM
47 mi, 5 M, 4000 ft
Billy Goat
Edgewood,Crestview,Tartan Trail,Sweeney Ridge,Polhemus Loop
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sat, 29 Aug 2015
Ride for the Ribs
9:00 AM
25 mi, 5 M, 2600 ft
Billy Goat
Montebello
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join me for a ride up Montebello that returns to Craig Jeong's home for his annual BBQ fund raiser for Muscular Sclerosis. We'll start and end at Craig's (which is located at 1515 Fields Dr. in San Jose just off Prospect near Lawrence Exp), climb Montebello then replace all those calories we burned with BBQ pork ribs, corn bread, salad and beans. A donation of $25 is requested.  Please give me a call or send an email if you have any questions. 29-08-2015 09:00:00 29-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Ride for the Ribs 25 mi, 5 M , 2600 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join me for a ride up Montebello that returns to Craig Jeong's home for his annual BBQ fund raiser for Muscular Sclerosis. We'll start and end at Craig's (which is located at 1515 Fields Dr. in San Jose just off Prospect near Lawrence Exp), climb Montebello then replace all those calories we burned with BBQ pork ribs, corn bread, salad and beans. A donation of $25 is requested.  Please give me a call or send an email if you have any questions. Bryan Shaner shanerbs@gmail.com 408-293-8960 false DD/MM/YYYY
Bryan Shaner
shanerbs@gmail.com 408-293-8960
Sat, 29 Aug 2015
Saratoga Easy Goats & Cows
9:00 AM
31 mi, 4 M, 2100 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Eden/Pierce,Stevens Canyon
***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** Let's ride some easier hills in Saratoga. On the return, we will make an optional stop at Craig Jeong's BBQ fund raiser for Muscular Sclerosis at 1515 Fields Dr. San Jose. A donation of $25 is requested. Please RSVP to Craig (cjeong@sbcglobal.net) if you plan to attend the BBQ.

Meet at the Campbell Park restrooms on E. Campbell Ave and Gilman Ave in Campbell. We will regroup at the top of Stevens Canyon Road and at the top of Pierce (Mountain Winery Gate). After that, it is a nice downhill/flat ride back to Campbell Park or detour to Craig's BBQ.

Ride will be led at an M pace. Faster riders may go ahead and slower riders must be able to navigate and ride alone. Bring water and snacks as we are not stopping at any commercial shops.

Route: http://bit.ly/EasyG 29-08-2015 09:00:00 29-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Saratoga Easy Goats & Cows 31 mi, 4 M , 2100 ft: ***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** Let's ride some easier hills in Saratoga. On the return, we will make an optional stop at Craig Jeong's BBQ fund raiser for Muscular Sclerosis at 1515 Fields Dr. San Jose. A donation of $25 is requested. Please RSVP to Craig (cjeong@sbcglobal.net) if you plan to attend the BBQ. Meet at the Campbell Park restrooms on E. Campbell Ave and Gilman Ave in Campbell. We will regroup at the top of Stevens Canyon Road and at the top of Pierce (Mountain Winery Gate). After that, it is a nice downhill/flat ride back to Campbell Park or detour to Craig's BBQ. Ride will be led at an M pace. Faster riders may go ahead and slower riders must be able to navigate and ride alone. Bring water and snacks as we are not stopping at any commercial shops. Route: http://bit.ly/EasyG Stan Lim cycleslim@gmail.com 408-464-8560 false DD/MM/YYYY
Stan Lim
cycleslim@gmail.com 408-464-8560
Sat, 29 Aug 2015
Tortoises Climbing Hills
9:30 AM
52 mi, 4 LM
Billy Goat
Redwood,Skyline/Grizzly Peak,Grizzly Peak,Pinehurst,Pinehurst/Redwood
Starting at the Castro Valley Community Center and Park, we'll ride up along Skyline in the Oakland Hills to Berkeley and return. Spectacular views and not too steep riding. Bring plenty of water and food for the journey, since there's none available along the way. To get there take 880 north, 238 east, and just after its intersection with 580 get on Castro Valley Blvd eastbound, then left on Lake Chabot Rd. Go right on Quail Ave before Seven Hills Rd and right into the parking lot. Please call me before Thursday evening if you need more information or want to carpool. 29-08-2015 09:30:00 29-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Tortoises Climbing Hills 52 mi, 4 LM : Starting at the Castro Valley Community Center and Park, we'll ride up along Skyline in the Oakland Hills to Berkeley and return. Spectacular views and not too steep riding. Bring plenty of water and food for the journey, since there's none available along the way. To get there take 880 north, 238 east, and just after its intersection with 580 get on Castro Valley Blvd eastbound, then left on Lake Chabot Rd. Go right on Quail Ave before Seven Hills Rd and right into the parking lot. Please call me before Thursday evening if you need more information or want to carpool. Marcia Wire (408)395-0386 false DD/MM/YYYY
Marcia Wire
(408)395-0386
Sat, 29 Aug 2015
Our Favorite Kids
9:30 AM
19-55 mi, 5 M, 5500 ft
Billy Goat
3 Bears Loop,Wildcat Canyon,Grizzly Peak
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** After a pleasant commuter free drive, we'll consider the weather and choose from four ride options, either: (1) a gentle 19 mile loop around 2 reservoirs on 3 Bears, or; (2) cruise shady Wildcat Canyon to an 8 mile ridge line goat where we can enjoy bay breezes and spectacular bay views, or; (3) both of the above, or, even more; add some other nearby goats. Contact the ride leader for more information, ride options and carpools. To drive there from San Jose, take 680 North to Hw 24 West. At Orinda, exit right on the Camino Pablo off ramp, go northerly on Camino Pablo to Bear Creek Rd. Turn right and park in the dirt area across the road or turn right again, into the sports complex parking lot. 29-08-2015 09:30:00 29-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 19-55 mi, 5 M , 5500 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** After a pleasant commuter free drive, we'll consider the weather and choose from four ride options, either: (1) a gentle 19 mile loop around 2 reservoirs on 3 Bears, or; (2) cruise shady Wildcat Canyon to an 8 mile ridge line goat where we can enjoy bay breezes and spectacular bay views, or; (3) both of the above, or, even more; add some other nearby goats. Contact the ride leader for more information, ride options and carpools. To drive there from San Jose, take 680 North to Hw 24 West. At Orinda, exit right on the Camino Pablo off ramp, go northerly on Camino Pablo to Bear Creek Rd. Turn right and park in the dirt area across the road or turn right again, into the sports complex parking lot. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Sun, 30 Aug 2015
GoSoO!
6:00 AM
66 mi, 4 M, ~3000 ft
Grizzly Bear
Overnighter
Cape Blanco to Harris Beach SP 65.4M: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8422662 Climb Seven Capes, Seven Devils and super steep Cape Sebastian to plunge to the Pistol River and ride the rollers along the splendid South Coast! Finish with Early Bird dinner in Harris Beach, then vote to drive home fully loaded, via either ~450M, to Lost Coast, Leggett, Westport, Fort Bragg, Mendocino, Gualala, Fort Ross and Sebastopol, or more directly via 101. As always, we'll see when we get there! Plus, option to stay in Harris Beach Hiker Biker for a super sunset beach stroll after dinner! 30-08-2015 06:00:00 30-08-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: GoSoO! 66 mi, 4 M , ~3000 ft: Cape Blanco to Harris Beach SP 65.4M: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8422662 Climb Seven Capes, Seven Devils and super steep Cape Sebastian to plunge to the Pistol River and ride the rollers along the splendid South Coast! Finish with Early Bird dinner in Harris Beach, then vote to drive home fully loaded, via either ~450M, to Lost Coast, Leggett, Westport, Fort Bragg, Mendocino, Gualala, Fort Ross and Sebastopol, or more directly via 101. As always, we'll see when we get there! Plus, option to stay in Harris Beach Hiker Biker for a super sunset beach stroll after dinner! Brian Chun bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288 false DD/MM/YYYY
Brian Chun
bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288
Sun, 30 Aug 2015
Big Basin, Sky Meadow, China Grade
7:00 AM
54 mi, 5 LM, 6800 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Eden/Pierce,Redwood Gulch,Hwy 9 North Upper,Hwy 236 Upper,China Grade,Hwy 9 South
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** The climb out of Big Basin toward Boulder Creek on Hwy 236 can be hot and tedious. Sky Meadow Road is an alternate route: a tiny one-lane road, winding through a shady forest.

If at least two club members do this ride, we can nominate Sky Meadow as a new goat for 2016. If you might do the ride, email me by 8PM Saturday to confirm the ride is on. Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza, north end of Argonaut Shopping Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Pierce. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 30-08-2015 07:00:00 30-08-2015 08:00:00 6 ACTC: Big Basin, Sky Meadow, China Grade 54 mi, 5 LM , 6800 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** The climb out of Big Basin toward Boulder Creek on Hwy 236 can be hot and tedious. Sky Meadow Road is an alternate route: a tiny one-lane road, winding through a shady forest. If at least two club members do this ride, we can nominate Sky Meadow as a new goat for 2016. If you might do the ride, email me by 8PM Saturday to confirm the ride is on. Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza, north end of Argonaut Shopping Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Pierce. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY

Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Sun, 30 Aug 2015
Sunday Social
9:00 AM
20 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Vasona Park
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Sun, 30 Aug 2015
Tour de Dumbarton Bridge (Counter-clockwise)
9:00 AM
50-65 mi, 2 L-LM
Grizzly Bear
5 Or More Cities
Bike through 9 or 10 cities! We climb 2 short 8-9% hills before stopping at the Don Edwards National Wildlife Center (~25 miles and NO purchasable food!) so bring food for snacks. After crossing the Dumbarton Bridge, we'll buy a Mexican lunch in Menlo Park & may visit the Hong Kong Bakery in Mtn View, so bring $. This a social "group" ride; the slowest rider sets the pace for the group. Each rider is expected to maintain a 12-14 mph pace on the level. There is NO route sheet. This ride takes almost the entire day. START: The Target Parking lot at Morrill Ave & Landess Ave. across from the Jack in a Box, North San Jose. 30-08-2015 09:00:00 30-08-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Tour de Dumbarton Bridge (Counter-clockwise) 50-65 mi, 2 L-LM : Bike through 9 or 10 cities! We climb 2 short 8-9% hills before stopping at the Don Edwards National Wildlife Center (~25 miles and NO purchasable food!) so bring food for snacks. After crossing the Dumbarton Bridge, we'll buy a Mexican lunch in Menlo Park & may visit the Hong Kong Bakery in Mtn View, so bring $. This a social "group" ride; the slowest rider sets the pace for the group. Each rider is expected to maintain a 12-14 mph pace on the level. There is NO route sheet. This ride takes almost the entire day. START: The Target Parking lot at Morrill Ave & Landess Ave. across from the Jack in a Box, North San Jose. Jon Graff jon.graff@yahoo.com 408-262-9577 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jon Graff
jon.graff@yahoo.com 408-262-9577
Sun, 30 Aug 2015
Almaden & Guadalupe Reservoirs
9:00 AM
35-40 mi, 2 L-LM
Grizzly Bear
Hicks/Lower
Valerie Butler
valerieb2001@hotmail.com 408-323-8510
Sun, 30 Aug 2015
East Side Hills
9:00 AM
30-50 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Various
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com 408-828-2680
Sun, 30 Aug 2015
J.A.M.B.A. Ride
10:00 AM
15+ mi, 4 LM
Mountain Goat
Various
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** JUST ANOTHER MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURE Ride. We will ride various selected dirt trails depending on rider input. Check the mtb@lists.actc.org site, or call between 9:00 pm & 10:00 pm the evening before for the starting location. Bring all necessary supplies. This is an LM/G ride---no one left behind. Hope to see you there. 30-08-2015 10:00:00 30-08-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: J.A.M.B.A. Ride 15+ mi, 4 LM : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** JUST ANOTHER MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURE Ride. We will ride various selected dirt trails depending on rider input. Check the mtb@lists.actc.org site, or call between 9:00 pm & 10:00 pm the evening before for the starting location. Bring all necessary supplies. This is an LM/G ride---no one left behind. Hope to see you there. Richard Holtermann mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546 false DD/MM/YYYY
Richard Holtermann
mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546
Mon, 31 Aug 2015
GoSoO!
6:00 AM
0-25 mi, 1 M, ~100 ft
Grizzly Bear
Overnighter
Au Revoir So O! Either: Impromptu Hiker Biker Rise and Shine from Harris Beach or, we'll already be home by morning! We'll unload our gear and complete our bike tour by pedaling home! Post-GSO, we'll retrieve anything Lost and Found, post Pictorials, and be fresh and ready for Labor Day! 31-08-2015 06:00:00 31-08-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: GoSoO! 0-25 mi, 1 M , ~100 ft: Au Revoir So O! Either: Impromptu Hiker Biker Rise and Shine from Harris Beach or, we'll already be home by morning! We'll unload our gear and complete our bike tour by pedaling home! Post-GSO, we'll retrieve anything Lost and Found, post Pictorials, and be fresh and ready for Labor Day! Brian Chun bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288 false DD/MM/YYYY
Brian Chun
bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288
Mon, 31 Aug 2015
On Orbit Clouds Observation
6:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 31-08-2015 06:00:00 31-08-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Mon, 31 Aug 2015
Joyride - Alviso
9:00 AM
20 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Alviso
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Mon, 31 Aug 2015
Monday Adventure
9:30 AM
43 mi, 5 M
Billy Goat
Skyline South 4,Sweeney Ridge,San Bruno Mountain,Manor Drive
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** This will be an adventure as we start from the Crystal Springs area to see cold war radar relics, cemeteries, SFO airport, deer, squirrels, vagrants and who knows what else. Help me navigate this interesting ride. Take 280 North to the Hayne Road exit in Hillsborough. Left on Hayne, left on Skyline. Park close to Crystal Springs Road. My cell number is 408-644-7668 for help. 31-08-2015 09:30:00 31-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Monday Adventure 43 mi, 5 M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** This will be an adventure as we start from the Crystal Springs area to see cold war radar relics, cemeteries, SFO airport, deer, squirrels, vagrants and who knows what else. Help me navigate this interesting ride. Take 280 North to the Hayne Road exit in Hillsborough. Left on Hayne, left on Skyline. Park close to Crystal Springs Road. My cell number is 408-644-7668 for help. Doug Rawson rawsondr@yahoo.com 408-888-4256 false DD/MM/YYYY
Doug Rawson
rawsondr@yahoo.com 408-888-4256
Mon, 31 Aug 2015
Alviso-Guadalupe River IMPROMPTU
9:30 AM
42 mi, 1 M
Grizzly Bear
Alviso
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at the Light Rail Station on Coleman Road across from Almaden Lake. We will ride the Guadalupe Bike Pathway to Alviso and return using an alternate route through Willow Glen (Bird, Lincoln, Cherry. Lunch will be at Five Guys on North 1st Street just off the bike pathway near highway 237. There are other options for lunch/drinks in the same shopping center. Ride co-leaders are Leo Hartung (408-997-1979) and Bob Head (408-218-6556). 31-08-2015 09:30:00 31-08-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Alviso-Guadalupe River IMPROMPTU 42 mi, 1 M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at the Light Rail Station on Coleman Road across from Almaden Lake. We will ride the Guadalupe Bike Pathway to Alviso and return using an alternate route through Willow Glen (Bird, Lincoln, Cherry. Lunch will be at Five Guys on North 1st Street just off the bike pathway near highway 237. There are other options for lunch/drinks in the same shopping center. Ride co-leaders are Leo Hartung (408-997-1979) and Bob Head (408-218-6556). Tom Green tomgreen997@yahoo.com 408-997-1939 false DD/MM/YYYY
Tom Green
tomgreen997@yahoo.com 408-997-1939
Mon, 31 Aug 2015
Argonaut Rides
6:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. We also have a treat this year as my birthday falls on a ride night (8/24 when I turn 61!) Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Please contact me as we are having a group leave 30 minutes earlier this summer at an M pace. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 31-08-2015 18:00:00 31-08-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. We also have a treat this year as my birthday falls on a ride night (8/24 when I turn 61!) Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Please contact me as we are having a group leave 30 minutes earlier this summer at an M pace. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109